Oenone fulgida   (Savigny in Lamarck,  1818) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: Length 110-115 mm.

Prostomium rounded with three short, stout antennae hidden under biannulate peristomial fold. Parapodia uniformly developed throughout, each with a flattened, strap-like dorsal cirrus, a short rounded presetal and a large postsetal lobe. Setae all capillaries.

Synonym (s)
Aglaura fulgida Savigny, 1818
Aglaura fulgida Savigny, 1822
Oenone lucida Savigny, 1822
Aglaura fulgida Savigny , 1826
Oenone lucida Savigny, 1826
Oenone lucida Quatrefages, 1866
Aglaura fulgida Quatrefages, 1866
Aglaurides erythraeensis Gravier, 1900
(Subjective synonym)
Aglaurides fulgida Fauvel, 1918 a
Aglaurides fulgida Fauvel, 1919 b
Aglaurides symmetrica Fauvel, 1919 b
Oenone fulgida Crossland, 1923
Oenone fulgida Crossland, 1924
Aglaurides fulgida Fauvel, 1933 a
Aglaurides fulgida Fauvel, 1933 b
Aglaurides fulgida Fauvel, 1951 d
Aglaurides fulgida Fauvel, 1957
Aglaurides fulgida Mohammad, 1971
Aglaurides fulgida Kiseleva, 1971
Oenone cf. fulgida Ben-Eliahu, 1972 b
Oenone fulgida Hartman, 1974 a
Oenone fulgida Hartman, 1974 b
Oenone fulgida Amoureux et al., 1978
Aglaurides erythraeensis symmetrica Fauvel, 1914
(Subjective synonym)
Aglaurides fulgida (Savigny in Lamarck, 1818)
(Objective synonym)
Halla australis Haswell, 1886
(Subjective synonym)
Oenone diphyllidia Schmarda, 1861
(Subjective synonym)
Oenone haswelli Benham, 1915
(Subjective synonym)
Oenone pacifica Fischli, 1900
(Subjective synonym)
Oenone symmetrica (Fauvel, 1914)
(Objective synonym)
Oenone telura Chamberlin, 1919
(Subjective synonym)
Oenone vitiensis Grube, 1871
(Subjective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA (Record: 04/01/1980)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Red Sea
• Gulf of Aden
• Arabian Gulf
• Arabian Sea

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
  • 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 - http://www.senckenberg.de/files/content/forschung/abteilung/aquazool/mev2/wehe_&_fiege.pdf

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