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  • Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Volume 85, Issue 4
  • August 2005, pp. 835-841

Taxonomic distinction of Ophelia barquii and O. bicornis (Annelida: Polychaeta) in the Mediterranean as revealed by ISSR markers and the number of nephridiopores

  • Ferruccio Maltagliati (a1), Marco Casu (a2), Tiziana Lai (a2), Daniela Iraci Sareri (a3), Daniela Casu (a1) (a2), Marco Curini Galletti (a2), Grazia Cantone (a3) and Alberto Castelli (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315405011781
  • Published online: 01 June 2005
Abstract

Ophelia bicornis sensu lato is a polychaete living in intertidal sandy habitats of Mediterranean and European Atlantic coasts, whose systematics have been strongly debated in the past few decades. In the present work the count of nephridiopores was coupled with genetic analysis carried out with DNA markers (inter simple sequence repeats) for a total of 30 individuals collected at six Italian beaches. Exact test, analysis of molecular variance, non-metric multidimensional scaling and assignment tests clearly separated individuals with five nephridiopore pairs from those with six pairs. This finding validated results of a recent allozyme study in which O. bicornis sensu lato was split into O. bicornis sensu stricto (six nephridiopore pairs) and O. barquii (five nephridiopore pairs). This paper represents a further contribution to the estimation of biodiversity within marine invertebrates.

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