Sphaerosyllis gravinae Somaschini & San Martin , 1994,

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: 291

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Sphaerosyllis gravinae Somaschini & San Martin , 1994


Sphaerosyllis gravinae Somaschini & San Martin, 1994 

Sphaerosyllis gravinae  Somaschini and San Martín, 1994: 358, figs 1-2; San Martín 2003: 188, fig. 97.

Material examined.

Haifa Bay, Israel: ALA-IL-8 (4 ind.) [coll. 31.5.2009].

Type locality.

Zannone Island, Italy (western Mediterranean Sea).


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


Shallow subtidal depths, in medium to coarse sands, among algae.