Aglaophamus malmgreni ( Theel , 1879),

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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Aglaophamus malmgreni ( Theel , 1879)


Aglaophamus malmgreni ( Theel, 1879) 

Aglaophamus malmgreni  ( Théel, 1879) | Nephthys malmgreni  Théel, 1879


Questionable status. Reported from Greece by von Marenzeller (1902). Marenzeller's description differs from the current concept of Aglaophamus malmgreni  in the first branchial chaetiger and the pharyngeal papillation. Marenzeller describes his specimens with branchiae starting at chaetigers 6-7 (in one specimen at chaetiger 10) and states that his specimens correspond to the description of Nephtys malmgreni  by McIntosh (1900) (listed by McIntosh under the name Nephtys longisetosa  ) in the number of papillae. McIntosh describes 15 rows of 11-15 papillae. Branchial and papillation characters correspond to Aglaophamus pulcher  (Rainer, 1991), but Marenzeller's material should be examined for confirmation. In the Mediterranean, Aglaophamus malmgreni  has also been reported from the Adriatic Sea ( Mikac 2015), otherwise it is distributed in circumpolar regions and records from southern Europe require confirmation ( Ravara et al. 2010).