Eulalia Savigny, 1822

Mikac, Barbara, 2015, A sea of worms: polychaete checklist of the Adriatic Sea, Zootaxa 3943 (1), pp. 1-172: 79

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Genus Eulalia Savigny, 1822 

Eulalia bilineata (Johnston, 1840) 

DISTRIBUTION: NA.

LITERATURE RECORDS: Fauvel 1938; Katzmann 1971, 1972; Velimirov & Sint 1975; Amoureux 1983 c; Požar- Domac 1994; Casellato et al. 2007; Casellato & Stefanon 2008. OTHER REPORTED NAMES: Hypoeulalia bilineata (Johnston, 1840)  .

® Eulalia expusilla Pleijel, 1987 

DISTRIBUTION: NA, CA.

NEW RECORDS: BM 99; near Rovinj ( NA), in 2008 (F. Pleijel and A. Nygren, pers. comm.) REMARKS: These are the first records from the Adriatic Sea. DEPOSITED MATERIAL: BM 99, 16.07. 2012., 1 spec. (PMR- 17626).

Eulalia tripunctata McIntosh, 1874 

DISTRIBUTION: NA, CA, SA.

LITERATURE RECORDS: Požar-Domac 1982, 1983, 1986, 1994; Castelli et al. 2008. NEW RECORDS: BM 3, BM 99.

REMARKS: These are the first records from the NA.

Eulalia viridis (Linnaeus, 1767) 

DISTRIBUTION: NA, CA, SA.

LITERATURE RECORDS: Grube 1861; Lorenz 1863; Stossich 1883; Carus 1884; Graeffe 1905; Fauvel 1934; Banse 1970; Katzmann 1971, 1972; Marcuzzi 1972; Velimirov & Sint 1975; Amoureux 1983 c; Požar-Domac 1986, 1994; Castelli et al. 2008.

NEW RECORDS: BM 77.

REMARKS: Pleijel (1993) suggested that Eulalia viridis  probably represents a species complex. Bonse et al. (1996) performed morphological and biochemical analyses of different populations of E. viridis  from Europe (eastern Atlantic) and revealed that they belong to two different species, E. viridis  found in Sweden, Denmark and Germany (North Sea) and E. clavigera (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833)  found in France (English Channel) and England (North Sea). However, some specimens from their analyses labelled as E. viridis  , belong to another, possibly undescribed species of Eulalia  . So, there may be more species involved in what is today known as the European E. viridis  . The same authors suggest that various records of E. viridis  from the Mediterranean Sea may refer to E. clavigera  . Çinar & Gönlügür-Demirci (2005) compared their material from the Black Sea with type specimens of E. clavigera  deposited at the Zoological Museum of Copenhagen, and concluded that their specimens and most probably also the previous reports of E. viridis  from the Black Sea, belong to E. clavigera  . Due to the damaged specimen herein reported as a new finding, the examination of some of the diagnostic features was difficult and comparison with descriptions of E. viridis  and E. clavigera  was inconclusive, thus it was decided to leave as E. viridis  , the species traditionally reported for the Adriatic Sea.

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