Paradyte cf. crinoidicola (Potts, 1910)

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

Paradyte cf. crinoidicola (Potts, 1910)
status

 

Paradyte cf. crinoidicola (Potts, 1910) 

Ecological interactions

Native status

Non-native (questionable)

Notes

Only recorded twice from the Mediterranean: Barnich and Fiege (2003) examined an old specimen in bad condition from the 1964 Calypso expedition from near Kassos Island (Greek Aegean) and identified it as Paradyte  cf. crinoidicola  . It differs from Paradyte crinoidicola  as described by Pettibone (1969) in having blunt notochaetal tips and lower neurochaetae with straight distal regions. The authors do not rule out the possibility that these differences represent intraspecific variations and that Paradyte crinoidicola  is indeed present in the Mediterranean (in which case it should be regarded as a Lessepsian migrant). Another record by Radić (2009) from the Adriatic as Paradyte crinoidicola  is considered questionable by Mikac (2015) who, based on the uncertainty of the Greek record, considers the species' presence in the Mediterranean doubtful.