Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Platyhelminthes > Class Rhabditophora > Infraclass Eulecithophora > Order Rhabdocoela > Suborder Kalyptorhynchia > Infraorder Eukalyptorhynchia > Family Polycystididae > Subfamily Acrorhynchidinae > Genus Acrorhynchides

Acrorhynchides robustus (Karling, 1931)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AcrorhynchidesStrand, 1928accepted genus name
Acrorhynchus Graff, 1882 synonym
Leucon Uljanin, 1870 synonym
Leuconoplana Leuckart, 1871 synonym
Pseudopolycystis Meixner, 1938 synonym

Species group names

Acrorhynchus robustus Karling, 1931 synonym
Polycystis (Acrorhynchus) robusta Meixner, 1938 synonym
Pseudopolycystis inermis Meixner, 1929 synonym


basis of record

Faubel, A.; NoreƱa, C. (2001). Turbellaria, 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. 123-136

additional source

Schilke K. (1970) Kalyptorhynchia (Turbellaria) aus dem Eulitoral der Deutschen Nordseekuste Helgolander wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 21: 143-265

additional source

Evdonin L.A. (1970) De Proboscis bij de familie Polycystidae (Turbellaria, Neorhabdocoela, Kalyptorhynchia) Onderzoekingen over de evolutionaire morphology der ongewervelden : 22-30

additional source

Karling T.G. (1963) Die turbellarien ostfennoskandiens 5. Neorhabdocoela 3. Kalyptorhynchia Societas pro fauna et flora Fennica 17: 21702

additional source

Schockaert, E.R.; Jouk, P.E.H.; Martens, P.M. (1989). Free-living Plathelminthes from the Belgian coast and adjacent areas, in: Wouters, K.; Baert, L. (Ed.) (1989). Proceedings of the Symposium "Invertebrates of Belgium". pp. 19-25





External Links

GenBank (4 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Tyler, S.; Artois, T. (2014). Acrorhynchides robustus (Karling, 1931). In: Artois, T.; Schockaert, E. & Tyler, S. (2014) World database of Proseriata and Kalyptorhynchia. 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:143170




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marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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