Dasychone cingulata   Grube,  1870 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Sabellida
Family:Sabellidae

Description
Size: 10-30 mm. by 2-3 mm.

Color: Body with scattered dark spots.

Branchial lobes equal, semi circular, not spiral, gill filaments with paired dorsal, long and slender, stylodes and pairs of small eyes. Lateral eyespots between dorsal and ventral rami.


Synonym (s)
Dasychone cingulata Grube, 1878

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Palk Bay (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 79.25) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA
• Red Sea
• Persian Gulf
• Arabian Sea
• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA (Record: 04/1967)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo INDIA
• MYANMAR
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Mohan, JM (1978) Ecological studies on the fauna associated with economic seaweeds of south India-1. species composition, feeding habits and interrelationships Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Tamil Nadu 3 17 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Murugesan, P and Khan, SA (1998) Polychaetes of Parangipettai coast Annamalai University, Parangipettai 110 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
  • Parulekar, AH (1971) Polychaetes from Maharashtra and Goa Journal of Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 68(3) 726-749 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Ramamoorthi, K and Balasubrahmanyan, K (1987) Polychaetes of Porto Novo waters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The marine biological association of India 29(1&2) 134-139 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • Pati, SK; Rao, MV and Balaji, M (2011) Fouling communities of the static substrate in a tropical harbour Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India 53(1) 81-88 Available at - NIO,Goa

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