- "I had discovered the location of a Class-Five species! And I was to be exiled to the Taxxon home world. It was insane! Insane! I knew that something was wrong. Someone... someone... was working to keep the secret of Earth hidden. My supervisor, Sub-Visser Seventeen? Yes of course. But at whose behest?"
- ―Edriss 562
Sub-Visser Seventeen is a rank in the Yeerk military hierarchy.
There have been two known holders of this rank:
- Esplin 9466; this was his first Sub-Visser rank. He was later promoted to Sub-Visser Twelve.
- An unnamed Yeerk, who was the head of the Yeerk base on the Taxxon homeworld after Esplin's promotion to Visser.