Metasychis gotoi ( Izuka, 1902 )

Çinar, Melih Ertan, 2009, Alien polychaete species (Annelida: Polychaeta) on the southern coast of Turkey (Levantine Sea, eastern Mediterranean), with 13 new records for the Mediterranean Sea, Journal of Natural History 43 (37 - 38), pp. 2283-2328: 2312

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930903094654

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BF3042-C868-FFF2-8EB4-9A7CFC2820F3

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Metasychis gotoi ( Izuka, 1902 )
status

 

Metasychis gotoi ( Izuka, 1902)  

Maldane gotoi Izuka 1902: 109–111   , figs 1–8.

Aychis gotoi   ; Fauvel 1953: 387, fig. 200; Imajima and Shiraki 1982: 75–77, fig. 36. Metasychis gotoi   ; Light 1991: 141.

Material examined

ESFM-POL/05-727, 10 September 2005, I skenderun Bay , D19, 36°21′15″ N, 35°44′27″ E, 75 m, mud, 2 specimens GoogleMaps   ; ESFM-POL/2005-1923, 6 October 2005, Fethiye Bay , G30, 36°39′24″ N, 29°04′44″ E 50 m, sandy mud, 2 specimens GoogleMaps   ; ESFM- POL/2005-1962, 6 October 2005, Fethiye Bay , G29, 36°39′29″ N, 29°06′02″ E, 25 m, sandy mud, 1 specimen GoogleMaps   ; ESFM-POL/2005-1995, 6 October 2005, Fethiye Bay , G31, 36°38′56″ N, 29°03′38″ E, 75 m, muddy sand, 2 specimens GoogleMaps   .

Distribution

This species was previously reported from the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Mediterranean Sea ( Imajima and Shiraki 1982). In the Mediterranean, it was first reported from the Adriatic Sea by Fauvel (1940) and considered as a Lessepsian migrant. This species is new to the fauna of the Turkish Levantine coast.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Annelida

Class

Polychaeta

Family

Maldanidae

Genus

Metasychis

Loc

Metasychis gotoi ( Izuka, 1902 )

Çinar, Melih Ertan 2009
2009
Loc

Aychis gotoi

Light WJH 1991: 141
Imajima M & Shiraki Y 1982: 75
Fauvel P 1953: 387
1953
Loc

Maldane gotoi

Izuka A 1902: 111
1902