Capitella teleta Blake, Grassle & Eckelbarger, 2009,

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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Capitella teleta Blake, Grassle & Eckelbarger, 2009


Capitella teleta Blake, Grassle & Eckelbarger, 2009 


Reported from Greece by Maidanou et al. (2017). Capitella teleta  is one of the sibling species which used to be referred to as Capitella  sp. I in laboratory and genetic studies ( Blake et al. 2009). In the Mediterranean also known from France ( Blake et al. 2009) and Turkey ( Çınar et al. 2017). Present in the adjacent Sea of Marmara ( Çinar et al. 2015) and Black Sea ( Kurt-Şahin et al. 2017). Otherwise distributed in the North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean.