Paradiopatra lepta (Chamberlin, 1919),

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

Paradiopatra lepta (Chamberlin, 1919)
status

 

Paradiopatra lepta (Chamberlin, 1919) 

Onuphis lepta  Chamberlin, 1919

Notes

Questionable status. Reported from Greece by Vamvakas (1971). Arias and Paxton (2015b) doubt the validity of records from European coasts and suggest that this species has been confused with Paradiopatra bihanica  , Intes & Le Loeuff, 1975 (Mediterranean records now accepted as Paradiopatra calliopae  Arvanitidis & Koukouras, 1997) or Nothria maremontana  Andre & Pleijel, 1989. Arvanitidis and Koukouras (1997) note that, where descriptions are available for onuphids recorded in the Mediterranean under the name Onuphis lepta  , these differ from the original Onuphis lepta  and are much closer to Paradiopatra calliopae  . Although re-examination of material is required, the distribution in the region is considered doubtful.