Lumbrinerides acuta (Verrill, 1875) sensu Ramos, 1976,

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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Lumbrinerides acuta (Verrill, 1875) sensu Ramos, 1976


Lumbrinerides acuta (Verrill, 1875) sensu Ramos, 1976 

Lumbrineris acuta  Verrill, 1875 | Lumbrinerides acuta  (Verrill, 1875)


Questionable status. Reported from Greece by Dounas (1986). The record refers to Lumbrinerides acuta  sensu Ramos 1976. The original description by Verrill (1875) is not detailed, but the redescription by Perkins (1979) based on specimens collected in the type locality (Rhode Island, USA) includes an accessory tooth on maxillary pair MI. The absence of an accessory tooth, as it is described in Ramos (1976), may indicate an undescribed species ( Gómez et al. 2015). In the Mediterranean also known from Spain ( Sardá et al. 1999), Italy ( Castelli et al. 2008), Turkey ( Çınar et al. 2014) and the Adriatic ( Mikac 2015), but it is unclear whether these records refer to specimens having an accessory tooth or not. While it is possible that the species occurs in Greece, it has so far only been reported in grey literature and has not been found in over three decades, therefore its presence in Greece is here considered questionable.