Prosphaerosyllis adelae San Martin , 1984,

Faulwetter, Sarah, Chatzigeorgiou, Georgios, Galil, Bella S. & Arvanitidis, Christos, 2011, An account of the taxonomy and distribution of Syllidae (Annelida, Polychaetes) in the eastern Mediterranean, with notes on the genus Prosphaerosyllis San Martin, 1984 in the Mediterranean, ZooKeys 150, pp. 281-326: 287

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Prosphaerosyllis adelae San Martin , 1984


Prosphaerosyllis adelae San Martin, 1984 

Sphaerosyllis (Prosphaerosyllis) adelae  San Martín, 1984a: 376, figs 1-4.

Prosphaerosyllis adelae  : San Martín: 2003: 220, fig. 116.

Material examined.

Haifa Bay, Israel: ALA-IL-7 (11 ind.) [coll. 31.5.2009]; ALA-IL-7 (6 ind.), ALA-IL-10 (2 ind.) [coll. 11.10.2009].

Type locality.

Balearic Islands (western Mediterranean Sea).


Mediterranean Sea: WB, LB. New record for the eastern Mediterranean Sea.


Until 13 m depth, in coarse sands, among Posidonia oceanica  rhizomes.