Eurythoe matthaii   Bindra,  1927 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Amphinomida
Family:Amphinomidae

Description
Size: Length 65-110 mm by 5-8 mm

Body rectangular in cross section. Branchiae beginning on the first segment. Buccal segments four. Caruncle oval, extending over the first two segments. Anus terminal. Median tentacle shorter than the paired tentacles. Eyes hidden by the anterior margin of the caruncle; anterior ones larger than the posterior. Harpoon-shaped setae well developed, reaching the length of the bifid setae.


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• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Sanctuary Asia natural history species: Species checklist: Reptiles Sanctuary Asia Sanctuary Magazine Available at - http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/resources/speciechklist/reptile.php
  • Fauvel, P (1953) The fauna of India including Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Malaya: Annelida, Polychaeta The Indian press ltd., Allahabad 507 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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