Plotohelmis capitata   (Greeff,  1876) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Rhynchonerella fulgens Monro, 1937
Rhynchonerella fulgens Fauvel, 1951
Rhynchonerella fulgens Fauvel, 1953
Plotohelmis capitata Mohammad, 1972
Plotohelmis capitata Dales & Peter, 1972
Plotohelmis capitata Peter, 1973

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Arabian Sea
• Arabian Gulf
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 11.36) (Long: 73.36) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 -
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • James, PSBR ; Thomas, PA ; Pillai, CSG and Achari Kumaraswamy, GP (1969) ´╗┐Catalogue of types and of sponges, corals, polychaetes, crabs and echinoderms in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 7 1-66 Available at -
  • Boltovskoy, D (Ed.) Zooplankton of the South Atlantic Ocean Marine Species Identification Portal Available at -

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