Lumbrineris simplex   Southern,  1921 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Length: 10 cm

Narrow and elongated. Branchia, dorsal and ventral cirri absent; only capillary setae in all segments; post-setal lobes of the posterior feet slightly enlarged; two pairs of anal cirri.

Synonym (s)
Lumbrineris simplex Fauvel, 1953
Lumbriconereis simplex Southern, 1921
(Objective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Chilika Lake (Lat: 19.77) (Long: 85.33) INDIA
• Orissa, Barakuda INDIA
• Orissa, Rambha INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Hartman, O (1974) Polychaetous annelids of the Indian Ocean including an account of species collected by members of the International Indian Ocean Expeditions, 1963-1964, and a catalogue and bibliography of the species from India. Part II Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Ernakulam, Cochin-682 011, India 16(2) 609-644 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Rao, CAN (1995) Annelida: Polychaeta Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilika lake ZSI, Calcutta 319-336 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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