Leonnates persicus Wesenberg-Lund, 1949,

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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Leonnates persicus Wesenberg-Lund, 1949


Leonnates persicus Wesenberg-Lund, 1949 

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New record for Greece. Two specimens, Argolikos Gulf, 37°33'34.9''N, 22°47'06''E, 16 m depth, sandy silt with biogenic detritus, collected during monitoring for the Water Framework Directive. Literature used for identification: Çınar et al. (2002). An Indo-Pacific species, in the Mediterranean also known from Israel ( Ben-Eliahu 1991b) and Turkey ( Çınar et al. 2002).