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Syllis  Savigny, 1818
Taxonomic Serial No.: 65629

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 1997   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumAnnelida  – annelids, annélides, Anelídeo, minhoca, sanguessuga  
                ClassPolychaeta  – paddle-footed annelids, polychaetes, polychètes, corrupto, poliqueto  
                         FamilySyllidae Grube, 1850  
                            GenusSyllis Savigny, 1818  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Syllis atlantica   
                               Species Syllis benguelana   
                               Species Syllis bouvieri   
                               Species Syllis cirropunctata   
                               Species Syllis cornuta   
                               Species Syllis elongata   
                               Species Syllis exilis   
                               Species Syllis ferrugina (Langerhans, 1881)  
                               Species Syllis gracilis Grube  
                               Species Syllis hyalina Grube  
                               Species Syllis hyperioni   
                               Species Syllis lineata   
                               Species Syllis longissima   
                               Species Syllis nigropharyngea   
                               Species Syllis quaternaria   
                               Species Syllis regulata   
                               Species Syllis spongiphila   
                               Species Syllis taprobanensis   
                               Species Syllis tegulum   
                               Species Syllis trifalcata   
                               Species Syllis zreucui   

  Expert: Kristian Fauchald  
  Notes: Research Zoologist, Curator of Worms, Department of Systematic Biology, Invertebrate Zoology Section, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA   
  Reference for: Syllis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Syllis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fauchald, K.  
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: The polychaete worms: Definitions and keys to the orders, families, and genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 28   
  Page(s): 190   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Source of authority and some synonomy for genera   
  Reference for: Syllis   

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