Eunice (Palolo) siciliensis   Grube  1840 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Eunicida
Family:Eunicidae

Description
Size: Length 150-200 mm.

Antennae short, wrinkled, tentacular cirri smooth. Gill filaments simple, commencing from setiger 60-65, extending up to end of body. Comb setae and acicular setae absent.


Synonym (s)
Eunice siciliensis Grube 1840

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Agatti INDIA (Record: 29/12/1979)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans 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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