Mediomastus capensis Day, 1961,

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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Mediomastus capensis Day, 1961


Mediomastus capensis Day, 1961 

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Non-native (casual)


Reported from Greece by Maidanou et al. (2017). Originally from South Africa, in the Mediterranean also known from Italy ( Castelli et al. 2008), Cyprus ( Çınar 2005), Spain ( Capaccioni-Azzati and El-Haddad 2015) and the Adriatic ( Mikac 2015). Zenetos et al. (2005) and Zenetos et al. (2010) question the identification of the species in the Mediterranean, but without providing specific information.