Ficopomatus enigmaticus (Fauvel, 1923),

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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Ficopomatus enigmaticus (Fauvel, 1923)


Ficopomatus enigmaticus (Fauvel, 1923) 

Ficopomatus enigmaticus  (Fauvel, 1923) | Mercierella enigmatica  Fauvel, 1923

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Non-native (established)


Species complex. A species with an unknown native range but believed to be an introduced species in shallow waters worldwide ( Styan et al. 2017) and frequently reported from Greece. Styan et al. (2017), using molecular methods, find at least three putative cryptic species of Ficopomatus enigmaticus  in Australia.