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

Plakosyllis brevipes Hartmann-Schröder, 1956

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PlakosyllisHartmann-Schröder, 1956accepted genus name

Species group names

Eurysyllis brevipes (Hartmann-Schröder, 1956) synonym
Plakosyllis quadrioculata Perkins, 1981 synonym


original description

Hartmann-Schröder, G. 1956. Polychaeten -Studien I. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 157(5/6): 87-91.

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

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

Gidholm, L. (1962) Sur quelques polychètes syllidiens des sables de la région de Roscoff avec la description de deus nouvelles espèces. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 3: 249-260

additional source

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Çinar ME & Ergen Z (2003) Eusylline and Syllinae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Northern Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean Sea) with a checklist of species reported from the Levant Sea. Bull Mar Sci 72(3):769-793

source of synonymy

Weinstein, F. 1961. Sur les caracteres et la position systematique du genre Plakosyllis Hartmann-Schroeder. Vie et Milieu, 12: 119-123.


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





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)


WoRMS (2014). Plakosyllis brevipes Hartmann-Schröder, 1956. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/authority/http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131360




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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