Protocirrineris chrysoderma ( Claparede , 1868)

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

Protocirrineris chrysoderma ( Claparede , 1868)
status

 

Protocirrineris chrysoderma ( Claparede, 1868) 

Cirratulus chrysoderma  Claparède, 1868

Notes

Questionable status; species complex. Reported from Greece by NCMR (1989). Reported from worldwide locations but the species constitutes a complex of pseudo-cryptic species ( Petersen 1991). Originally described from the Gulf of Naples and the only known species of the genus in the Mediterranean until the recent description of Protocirroneris purgamentorum  Lezzi, Çınar & Giangrande, 2016. While it is possible that the species occurs in Greece, it has so far only been reported in grey literature and has not been found in almost three decades, therefore its presence in Greece is here considered questionable.