Glycera tridactyla   Schmarda  1861 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Glycera africana Gravier 1906
Glycera convoluta Amoureux 1983
Glycera convoluta Amoureux 1983
Glycera convoluta Amoureux et al. 1978
Glycera convoluta Ben-Eliahu 1972
Glycera convoluta Fishelson & Rullier 1969
Glycera convoluta Hartman 1974
Glycera convoluta Hartman 1974
Glycera convoluta Kiseleva 1971
Glycera convoluta Wesenberg-Lund 1949
Glycera tridactyla Schmarda 1861

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Arabian Sea (Record: 2002)
• Red Sea (Record: 2002)
• Arabian Gulf (Record: 2002)
• Gulf of Aden (Record: 2002)
• Gulf of Oman (Record: 2002)

Literature Source(s)
  • Wehe, T and Fiege, D (2002) Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf Fauna of Arabia 19 7-238 Available at -
  • Hanekom, N; Baird, D and Erasmus, T A quantitative study to assess the standing biomasses of macrobenthos in soft substrata of the Swartkops estuary, South Africa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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