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

Syllis krohni Ehlers, 1864

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

Syllis (Typosyllis) krohni Ehlers, 1864 synonym
Syllis (Typosyllis) krohnii Ehlers, 1864 synonym
Syllis krohnii Ehlers, 1864 synonym
Typosyllis krohni (Ehlers, 1864) synonym
Typosyllis krohnii (Ehlers, 1864) 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

Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp.

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

additional source

Lepore, E. Sciscioli, M. Mastrodonato, M. Gherardi, M. Giangrande, A. Musco, L. (2006). Sperm ultra-structure and spermiogenesis in Syllis krohni (Polychaeta: Syllidae), with some observations on its reproductive biology. Sci. Mar. 70(4): 585-592

additional source

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

additional source

Çinar, Melih Ertan & Gambi, Maria Cristina 2005. Cognetti’s syllid collection (Polychaeta: Syllidae) deposited at the Museum of the Stazione Zoologica ‘‘Anton Dohrn’’ (Naples, Italy), with descriptions of two new species of Autolytus. Journal of Natural History 39(10): 725-762

additional source

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


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


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

GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Syllis krohni. 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:131440




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