Thalassomonhystera parva   (Bastian,  1865) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Adenophorea

Size: Length 0.9-1.3 mm (female); Max diameter 28-30 µm (female)

Cuticle smooth, cephalic setae 3 µm. Amphids circular, 4.5-5 µm in diameter. Buccal cavity simple conical. Oesophagus without posterior bulb. Tail evenly tapering, without terminal setae.

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Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine


• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove (Lat: 11.45) (Long: 79.78) INDIA (Record: 29/01/2002) (Depth: 0.1 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Chinnadurai, G and Fernando, OJ (2007) Meiofauna of mangroves of the southeast coast of India with special reference to the free-living marine nematode assemblage Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 72 329-336
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Chinnadurai, G and Fernando, OJ (2006) New records of free-living marine nematodes from India Records of the Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India 106(4) 45-54 Available at -

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