Lumbriconereis latreilli [Status Unaccepted]   Audouin and Milne Edwards,  1834 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Eunicida
Family:Lumbrineridae

Description
Size: Upto 40 mm long

Color: Pink

Body slender. Prostomium bluntly conical. Anterior feet with winged capillary setae and compound hooks, extended from 1st to 50th foot. Capillaries disappear from between 40th and 60th feet. Compound hooks appear on third foot and extend to 25th foot where they are replaced by simple hooks.


Synonym (s)
Lumbriconereis latreilli Audouin & Milne Edwards 1834
Lumbriconereis latreilli Fauvel 1923
Lumbriconereis japonica Marenzeller 1879
Lumbriconereis latreilli Fauvel 1953

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 1998)
• Kerala, Kochi Estuary INDIA (Record: 03/1974-03/1976)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 2001)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 2001)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 1994, 1995)
• Maharashtra, Mahim Creek (Lat: 19.03) (Long: 72.82) INDIA (Record: 11/1979-12/1980)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Harbour-Thane creek system INDIA (Record: 1985-1986)
• Maharashtra, Bassein creek-coastal system INDIA (Record: 1985-1986)
• Maharashtra, Rajapur Bay INDIA (Record: 03/1989, 09/1989, 01/1990)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Pondicherry INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Pillai, NGK (2001) On some benthic polychaetes from Cochin Estuary Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 120-135 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Kumar, RS (2001) Biodiversity and affinity of polychaetous annelids within the mangrove ecosystem of Indo-Pacific region Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 206-213 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Varshney, PK and Govindan, K (1995) Macrobenthos off Mahim (Bombay), west coast of India in relation to coastal pollution and aquaculture Journal of Indian Fisheries Association Indian Fisheries Association 25 47-56 Available at - http://hdl.handle.net/2264/395
  • Mathew, A and Govindan, K (1995) Macrobenthos in the nearshore coastal system of Bombay Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India (B: Biological Sciences) National Academy of Sciences, India 65 (IV) 411-430 Available at - http://hdl.handle.net/2264/2286
  • Harkantra, SN and Parulekar, AH (1994) Soft sediment dwelling macro-invertebrates of Rajapur Bay, central west coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR 23(1) 31-34 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Musale, AS and Desai, DV (2011) Distribution and abundance of macrobenthic polychaetes along the south Indian coast Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Springer 178(1-4) 423-436 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-010-1701-3

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