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

Amblyosyllis formosa (Claparède, 1863)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AmblyosyllisGrube, 1857accepted genus name
Amblyosillis [auct.] orthographic variant
Amblyosillis [auct.] synonym
Gattiola Johnston, 1865 synonym
Nicotia Costa, 1864 synonym
Pterosyllis Claparède, 1863 synonym
Thylaciphorus Quatrefages, 1866 synonym

Species group names

Pterosyllis formosa Claparède, 1863 basionym
Amblyosillis algefnae Viguier, 1886 synonym
Amblyosillis plectorhyncha Marenzeller, 1874 synonym
Amblyosyllis dorsigera Claparède, 1864 synonym
Amblyosyllis inmatura Langerhans, 1879 synonym
Amblyosyllis inmaturata Langerhans, 1879 synonym
Amblyosyllis lineata Grube, 1863 synonym
Pterosyllis formosa Claparède, 1863 synonym


basis of record

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

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

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

San Martín G (2003) Annelida, Polychaeta II: Syllidae. In: Ramos MA et al. (eds) Fauna Iberica, Vol 21, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid, p 1-554

additional source

Licher, Frank 2000 (1999), Revision der Gattung Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 (Polychaeta: Syllidae). Morphologie, Taxonomie und Phylogenie. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 551:1-336

additional source

Fauvel, P. 1923. Polychètes errantes. Faune de France Volume 5. 1-488. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences. Paris.

additional source

Hartman, Olga 1959. Catalogue of the Polychaetous Annelids of the World. Parts 1 and 2. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation, 23: 628 pp.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Amblyosyllis formosa (Claparède, 1863). 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:131245




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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