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Table 2 List of the benthic macroinvertebrates found in the Tarquinia Saltworks during the fourteen years of the study

From: Infaunal macrobenthic community dynamics in a manipulated hyperhaline ecosystem: a long-term study

       Pre-recovery Post-recovery
N Phylum Class Order Taxon Habitat Halt Eutrophication  
1 Mollusca Gastropoda Littorinimorpha Hydrobia acuta (Draparnaud, 1805) Brackish x x x
2    Caenogastropoda Cerithium vulgatum (Bruguière, 1792) Marine x x x
3    Neogastropoda Nassarius corniculum (Olivi, 1792) Brackish/Marine x   x
4    Pulmonata Ovatella myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) Saltmarsh x x  
5    Cephalaspidae Haminoea sp. (Turton & Kingston in Carrington, 1830) Marine    x
6   Bivalvia Veneroida Abra segmentum (Récluz, 1843) Brackish x x x
7     Cerastoderma glaucum (Bruguière, 1789) Marine/Saltworks x x x
8    Mytiloida Mytilaster sp. (Monterosato, 1884) Marine x   x
9     Modiolus adriaticus (Lamarck, 1819) Marine x   
10 Annelida Polychaeta Nainereis (Genus) Nainereis laevigata (Grube, 1855) Marine x x x
11    Spionida Spio decorates (Bobretzky, 1870) Marine x x x
12    Capitellidae (Family) Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780) Cosmopolitan x x x
13    Phyllodocida Neanthes irrorata (Malmgren, 1867) Marine x   
14     Perinereis cultrifera (Grube, 1840) Marine x x x
15     Ophiodromus pallidus (Claparède, 1864) Marine    x
16    Sabellida Amphiglena mediterranea (Leydig, 1851) Marine x   
17    Orbiniidae (Family) Protoaricia oerstedi (Claparède, 1864) Marine    x
18   Clitellata Oligochaeta Incertae sedis Cosmopolitan x x x
19 Arthropoda Malacostraca Isopoda Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772) Subtidal x x x
20     Sphaeroma serratum (Fabricius, 1787) Marine x   
21    Amphipoda Monocorophium insidiosum (Crawford, 1937) Marine x x x
22     Gammarus aequicauda (Martynov, 1931) Marine x x x
23     Ericthonius sp. (Milne-Edwards, 1830) Marine    x
24     Microdeutopus spp (Costa, 1853) Brackish/Marine    x
25   Insecta Diptera Chironomus sp (larvae) (Meigen, 1803) Cosmopolitan x x x
26     (Others) (larvae) Cosmopolitan x   x
27 Nemertea Enopla Monostilifera Ototyphlonemertidae? (Diesing, 1863) Intertidal    x
28 Platyhelminthes Rhabditophora Polycladida Stylochus sp. (Ehrenberg, 1831) Marine    x
29 Cnidaria Anthozoa Actiniaria Actiniidae, (Family) (Rafinesque, 1815) Marine    x
     S   21 14 24
  1. N is the number of sampled taxa and S the total number of macroinvertebrates per period. Two samplings per year were carried out, during winter and summer, and the data were cumulated within each time period (Halt = 1997-2002, Eutrophication = 2003-2005, Post-recovery = 2006-2010).