Sigambra parva (Day, 1963),

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

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e20997

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scientific name

Sigambra parva (Day, 1963)
status

 

Sigambra parva (Day, 1963) 

Ancistrosyllis parva  Day, 1963 | Sigambra parva  (Day, 1963)

Ecological interactions

Native status

Non-native (established)

Notes

Considered a synonym of Sigambra tentaculata  (Treadwell, 1941) until it was re-established by Moreira and Parapar (2002) based on differences in the arrangement and number of the pharyngeal papillae. Still, a level of confusion concerning the species in the Sigambra tentaculata  complex and their distribution remains. Moreira and Parapar (2002) consider Sigambra tentaculata  to possibly be restricted to the East coast of North America and identify specimens from the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Spain as Sigambra parva  - a non-native species originally described from South Africa. On the other hand, specimens of Sigambra parva  from the Turkish Aegean were re-identified as Sigambra tentaculata  ( Çınar et al. 2014). The taxonomic and native status of the genus in the Mediterranean is therefore in need of revision.