Many species of Cirratulidae have been recorded from the Mediterranean Sea since the descriptions and figures of the Naples fauna in one of the first comprehensive studies of polychaetes by delle Chiaje, 1823–3022. Chiaje, SD. 1823–30. Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del Regno di Napoli, Vol.4, 109–214 . Napoli: Dalla stamperia de’ Fratelli Fernandes. View all references. This original publication included only multi-tentaculate cirratulids and what we would now identify as Cirriformia and Cirratulus. Since delle Chiaje's publication, 25 bi-tentaculate taxa have been recorded from the Mediterranean. During recent sampling programmes Chaetozone carpenteri McIntosh, 191155. McIntosh, WC. 1911. Notes from the Gatty Marine Laboratory, St Andrews. No. XXXII . Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series, 8(7): 145–173. View all references, a bi-tentaculate cirratulid, has been recorded from several Mediterranean sites and is redescribed. All records of C. setosa will need to be re-examined as they may have been misidentified.
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Special Issue: Proceedings of the 10th International Polychaete Conference (20-26 June 2010, Lecce, Italy)