Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Gastrotricha > Order Chaetonotida > Suborder Paucitubulatina > Family Xenotrichulidae > Subfamily Xenotrichulinae > Genus Xenotrichula

Xenotrichula velox Remane, 1927

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

XenotrichulaRemane, 1927accepted genus name


original description

Remane, A. 1927. Xenotrichula velox no. gen., nov. spec., ein chaetonotoides Gastrotrich mit männlichen Geschlechtsorganen (6. Beitrag zur Fauna der Kieler Bucht.) Zool. Anz. Liepzig 71, pp. 289-294, 3 figs.

basis of record

d'Hondt, J.-L.; van der Land, J. (2001). Gastrotricha, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 156-158

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Jouk, P.E.H., W.D. Hummon, M.R. Hummon & E. Roidou. 1992. Marine Gastrotricha from the Belgian coast: Species list and distribution. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie, 62: 87-90.

additional source

Checklist of Gastrotricha by Antonio Todaro

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.





External Links

GenBank (4 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Todaro, A.; Hummon, W.; d'Hondt, J. (2014). Xenotrichula velox Remane, 1927. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:114571




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marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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