Table 3 List of holoplanktonic polychaete species reported for the Southern Adriatic Sea by this study and available literature.

From: The Otranto Channel (South Adriatic Sea), a hot-spot area of plankton biodiversity: pelagic polychaetes

SpeciesSouthern Adriatic SeaSynonymised names
This StudyMikać (2015)Batistić et al. (2004, 2007, 2012)
Lopadorrhynchidae Claparède, 1870
Lopadorrhynchus brevis Grube, 1855XX  
Lopadorrhynchus uncinatus Fauvel, 1915XX  
Maupasia coeca Viguier, 1886X X 
Pedinosoma curtum Reibisch, 1895X   
Pelagobia longicirrata Greeff, 1879XXX 
Pontodoridae Bergström, 1914
Pontodora pelagica Greeff, 1879  X 
Iospilidae Bergström, 1914
Phalacrophorus pictus Greeff, 1879  X 
Alciopidae Ehlers, 1864
Alciopina parasitica Claparède & Panceri, 1867X   
Krohnia lepidota (Krohn, 1845)XXX=Callizonella lepidota
Naiades cantrainii Delle Chiaje, 1830XX  
Plotohelmis capitata (Greeff, 1876)X   
Plotohelmis tenuis (Apstein, 1900)X   
Rhynchonereella gracilis Costa, 1864X X=Callizona nasuta
Rhynchonereella moebii (Apstein, 1893)X   
Torrea candida (Delle Chiaje 1828) X  
Vanadis crystallina Greeff, 1876XXX 
Vanadis formosa Claparède, 1870XXX 
Tomopteridae Johnston, 1865
Enapteris euchaeta Chun, 1888XX =Tomopteris euchaeta
Tomopteris apsteini (Rosa, 1908)XX =T. scolopendra
Tomopteris catharina (Gosse, 1853)XXX=T. helgolandica
Tomopteris cavallii Rosa, 1908 X  
Tomopteris ligulata Rosa, 1908XX  
Tomopteris pacifica (Izuka, 1914)XXX=T. elegans
Tomopteris planktonis Apstein, 1900XX  
Typhloscolecidae Uljanin, 1878
Sagitella kowalevskii Wagner, 1872XXX 
Travisiopsis lanceolata Southern, 1910X X 
Typhloscolex muelleri Busch, 1851 XX 
Number of species221713