Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Annelida > Class Polychaeta > Subclass Errantia > Order Phyllodocida > Suborder Nereidiformia > Family Syllidae > Subfamily Syllinae

Haplosyllis Langerhans, 1879

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Syllis (Haplosyllis) Langerhans, 1879 basionym
Haplosyllis (Syllis) [auct.] synonym
Syllis (Haplosyllis) Langerhans, 1879 synonym


Haplosyllis carmenbritoae Lattig, San Martín, Martin, 2007
Haplosyllis chamaeleon Laubier, 1960
Haplosyllis depressa Augener, 1913
Haplosyllis granulosa (Lattig, San Martín & Martin, 2007)
Haplosyllis spongicola (Grube, 1855)
Haplosyllis spongiphila (Verrill, 1885)
Haplosyllis villogorgicola Martin, Núñez, Riera & Gil, 2000


additional source

Bellan, G. (2001). Polychaeta, 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. 214-231

additional source

Musco, L.; Giangrande, A. (2005). Mediterranean Syllidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) revisited: biogeography, diversity and species fidelity to environmental features. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 304: 143-153

additional source

Fauchald, K. 1977. The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA) Science Series 28:1-188


Lattig P, G San Martín and D Martin (2007) Taxonomic and morphometric analyses of the Haplosyllis spongicola complex (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Syllinae) from Spanish seas, with re-description of the type species and descriptions of two new species. Scientia Marina 71(3): 551-570

taxonomy source

Lattig, P.; Martin, D. 2009. A taxonomic revision of the genus Haplosyllis Langerhans, 1887 (Polychaeta: Syllidae: Syllinae). Zootaxa 2220: 1-40

identification resource

Paresque, Karla; Nogueira, João Miguel de Matos. 2014. The genus Haplosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from northeastern Brazil, with descriptions of two new species. Marine Biology Research 10(6): 554-576



External Links



WoRMS (2014). Haplosyllis Langerhans, 1879. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. 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:129657




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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