Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861),

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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Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861)


Spirobranchus tetraceros (Schmarda, 1861) 

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Species complex with a confused taxonomic status, comprising one species in the Caribbean and several in the Indo-Pacific ( Ben-Eliahu and ten Hove 2011). Reported from Greece by Ben-Eliahu (1991a) and Ulman et al. (2017). Originally from the Red Sea, in the Mediterranean also known from Egypt ( Ben-Eliahu and Fiege 1996), Israel ( Fishelson 2000), Cyprus ( Çınar 2005), Turkey ( Çınar et al. 2014) and Italy ( Ulman et al. 2017).