Lygdamis indicus   Kinberg,  1866 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: Length 30-35 mm.

Operculum oval and slanting. External paleae smooth, straight, tapering. Inner paleae stouter with a blunt tip. A medical cirrus, a pair of large grooved palps and 8-9 rows of slender buccal cirri on the inner side of the opercular peduncles.

Synonym (s)
Lygdamis indicus Kinberg, 1867

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA (Record: 14/03/1983)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Misra, A and Chakraborty, RK (1991) Annelida: Polychaeta State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 137-165 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • J. B. Kirkegaard Bathyal and abyssal polychaetes (sedentary species I) Available at -

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