Pharyngeovalvata natalensis   Day,  1951 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Syllidae

Description
Size: Length 10-12 mm.

Prostomium broader than long with a pair of big eyes. Pharynx without chitinous teeth, with a fleshy valve formed by a dorsal ridge meeting with transverse ventro-lateral ridges. Setae composite with expanded shaft-heads and short fine-tipped blades.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Bangaram INDIA (Record: 25/12/1979)
• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Misra, A and Chakraborty, RK (1991) Annelida: Polychaeta State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 137-165 Available at - NIO, Goa

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