Polydora ciliata (Johnston, 1838)

Faulwetter, Sarah, Simboura, Nomiki, Katsiaras, Nikolaos, Chatzigeorgiou, Giorgos & Arvanitidis, Christos, 2017, Polychaetes of Greece: an updated and annotated checklist, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 20997-20997: 20997

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scientific name

Polydora ciliata (Johnston, 1838)
status

 

Polydora ciliata (Johnston, 1838) 

Notes

Species complex. Mustaquim (1986) and Mustaquim (1988) provided behavioural (boring and tube-dwelling) and genetic evidence of two forms present under Polydora ciliata  ; morphological differences between the forms are also reported. Radashevsky and Pankova (2006), regarding European material, assign the tube-dwelling form to Polydora ciliata  and the boring form to Polydora calcarea  (Templeton, 1836). The presence of Polydora ciliata  in the Mediterranean was questioned by Çinar et al. (2005) and Dağlı et al. (2011); but see also Mikac (2015). The former authors suggest that Polydora ciliata  could have been confused with Polydora cornuta  Bosc, 1802 or Polydora agassizii  Claparède, 1869; a Mediterranean species synonymised with Polydora ciliata  by Carazzi (1893), but resurrected by Radashevsky and Hsieh (2000). Until re-examination of the Greek material is possible, these records are retained under Polydora ciliata  in this checklist.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Polychaeta

Order

Spionida

Family

Spionidae

Genus

Polydora