Taxonavigation: Symbiida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Platyzoa
Phylum: Cycliophora
Classis: Eucycliophora
Ordo: Symbiida

Familia: Symbiidae
Genus: Symbion
Species: Symbion pandora



Symbion pandora Funch & Kristensen, 1995


  • Funch, P. 1996: The chordoid larva of Symbion pandora (Cycliophora) is a modified trochophore. Journal of morphology, 230: 231–263. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4687(199612)230:3<231::AID-JMOR1>3.0.CO;2-H
  • Funch, P. & Kristensen, R.M. 1995. Cycliophora is a new phylum with affinities to Entoprocta and Ectoprocta. Nature 378: 711–714. DOI: 10.1038/378711a0 Reference page
  • Neves, R.C.; Ribeiro da Cunha, M.; Funch, P.; Wanninger, A.; Kristensen, R.M. (Online First): External morphology of the cycliophoran dwarf male: a comparative study of Symbion pandora and S. americanus. Helgoland marine research ISSN: 1438-387X (Print) 1438-3888 (Online) DOI: 10.1007/s10152-010-0204-5
  • Obst, M.; Funch, P. 2006: The microhabitat of Symbion pandora (Cycliophora) on the mouthparts of its host Nephrops norvegicus (Decapoda: Nephropidae). Marine biology, 148: 945–951. ISSN: 0025-3162 (Print) 1432-1793 (Online) DOI: 10.1007/s00227-005-0131-1
  • Sánchez-Tocino, L.; Tierno de Figueroa, J.M. 2008: On the presence of Symbion pandora Funch & Kristensen, 1995 (Cycliphora) in the Alboran Sea. Zoologica baetica, 19: 95–97. PDF