Paralacydonia paradoxa   Fauvel,  1913 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Paralacydonia paradoxa Fauvel, 1933 a
Paralacydonia paradoxa Fauvel, 1933 b
Paralacydonia paradoxa Hartman, 1974 a
Paralacydonia paradoxa Kiseleva, 1971
Paralacydonia paradoxa Pettibone, 1963

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Muddy


• Orissa, Paradwip INDIA
• Red Sea
• Arabian Sea
• Pondicherry INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)

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 -
  • Inayat, AH and Glasby, CJ (2004) Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Natuna Islands, south China Sea The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 11 24-25
  • Ingole, BS (2007) Biodiversity of benthic polychaetes from the coastal waters of Paradip, Bay of Bengal Bionano frontier 1 32-45 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Joydas, TV and Damodaran, R (2009) Infaunal macrobenthos along the shelf waters of the west coast of India, Arabian Sea Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 38(2) 191-204 Available at -
  • Musale, AS and Desai, DV (2011) Distribution and abundance of macrobenthic polychaetes along the south Indian coast Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Springer 178(1-4) 423-436 Available at -

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