Paramarphysa orientalis   Willey,  1905 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Eunicida
Family:Eunicidae

Description
Size: Length 10-28 mm. by 1 mm. 90-104 setigerous segments.

Prostomium bilobed. Tentacles short. Two eyes. Gills absent. Acicula and acicular bidentate setae dark. Upper setae simple, capillary. Comb-setae with long marginal laciniae. Compound setae all with falcigerous bidentate end-piece.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• SRI LANKA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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

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