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

Gyratrix hermaphroditus Ehrenberg, 1831

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GyratrixEhrenberg, 1831accepted genus name

Species group names

Derostoma notops Duges, 1828 synonym
Gyrator banaticum Jensen, 1878 synonym
Gyrator furiosus Diesing, 1862 synonym
Gyrator hermaphroditus Ehrenberg, 1835 synonym
Gyrator notops Duges, 1828 synonym; nom. dub.
Gyratrix albus Siliman, 1884 synonym
Gyratrix arenarius Evdonin, 1971 synonym
Gyratrix notops Hallez, 1900 synonym
Prostoma lineare Oersted, 1843 synonym
Prostoma lineare Schmidt, 1848 synonym
Prostomum banaticum Graff L, 1875 synonym
Prostomum furiosum Schmidt, 1858 synonym
Prostomum lineare Schultze & Müller, 1857 synonym
Turbella notops Diesing, 1862 synonym


basis of record

Faubel, A.; Noreña, 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

Graff L von (1913) Turbellaria 2. Rhabdocoelida Tierreich 35: 1-484

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

Schilke K. (1970) Zur Morphologie und Phylogenie der Schizorhynchia (Turbellaria, Kalyptorhynchia) Zeitschrit fur der Morphologie der Tiere 67: 118-171

additional source

Schockaert E.R. (1982) Turbellaria from Somalia 2. Kalyptorhynchia (part 2) Monitore Zoologico Italiano 18: 81-96

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

Barcode of Life
Biodiversity Heritage Library (42 publications)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Gyratrix hermaphroditus Ehrenberg, 1831. 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:143184

Dr. Carolina Noreña Janssen. Gyratrix hermaphroditus Ehrenberg, 1831. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=91389




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