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

Syllis hyalina Grube, 1863

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SyllisLamarck, 1818accepted genus name
Lycastis Savigny, 1822 heterotypic synonym
Aporosyllis Quatrefages, 1866 synonym
Chaetosyllis Malmgren, 1867 synonym
Ehlersia Quatrefages, 1865 synonym
Ehlersia (Syllis) Lamarck, 1818 synonym
Gnathosyllis Schmarda, 1861 synonym
Ioida Johnston, 1840 synonym
Isosyllis Ehlers, 1864 synonym
Langerhansia Czerniavsky, 1881 synonym
Pagenstecheria Quatrefages, 1866 synonym
Syllis (Ehlersia) Quatrefages, 1865 synonym
Syllis (Langerhansia) Czerniavsky, 1881 synonym
Syllis (Syllis) Lamarck, 1818 synonym
Syllis (Typosyllis) Langerhans, 1879 synonym
Trichosyllis Schmarda, 1861 synonym
Typosyllis Langerhans, 1879 synonym
Typosyllis (Ehlersia) Quatrefages, 1865 synonym
Typosyllis (Langerhansia) Czerniavsky, 1881 synonym
Typosyllis (Syllis) [auct.] synonym
Typosyllis (Typosyllis) Langerhans, 1879 synonym

Species group names

Pionosyllis hyalina (Grube, 1863) synonym
Syllis (Typosyllis) hyalina Grube, 1863 synonym
Syllis borealis Malmgren, 1867 synonym
Syllis hialina Grube, 1863 synonym
Syllis macrocola Marenzeller, 1874 synonym
Syllis pellucida Ehlers, 1864 synonym
Syllis simillima Claparède, 1864 synonym
Syllis velox Bobretzky, 1870 synonym
Typosyllis (Syllis) hyalina (Grube, 1863) synonym
Typosyllis (Syllis) velox (Bobretzky, 1870) synonym
Typosyllis (Typosyllis) hyalina (Grube, 1863) synonym
Typosyllis hyalina (Grube, 1863) synonym
Typosyllis melanopharyngea (Augener, 1918) synonym
Typosyllis orientalis Imajima & Hartman, 1964 synonym
Typosyllis tristanensis Day, 1954 synonym


original description

Grube, A.E. 1863. Beschreibung neuer oder wenig bekannter Anneliden. Beitrag: Zahlreiche Gattungen. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, 29: 37-69,3plates.

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

Fauchald, Kristian (2007). World Register of Polychaeta

additional source

Fauchald, K., A. Granados-Barba, and V. Solís-Weiss. 2009. Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 751–788 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Holly, M. (1938). Polychaeten aus der Nordsee [Polychaetes from the North Sea]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 14(12): 1-24

additional source

ITIS database

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

additional source

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

source of synonymy

Langerhans, Paul (1879) Die Wurmfauna von Madeira [part I]. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 32(4): 513-592.


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


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





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Annelid Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (54 publications)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (6 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Syllis hyalina Grube, 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:131436




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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