Protodorvillea egena   (Ehlers,  1913) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Stauronereis egena Ehlers, 1913
Dorvillea graciloides Hartmann-Schroder, 1960
Protodorvillea egena Banse & Hartman-Schroder, 1964
Protodorvillea egena Kiseleva, 1971
Dorvillea graciloides Hartman, 1974 b
Protodorvillea egena Jumars, 1974
Protodorvillea egena Amoureux, 1983 a
Dorvillea gracilloides Hartmann-Schroder, 1960
(Subjective synonym)
Dorvillea mandapamae Banse, 1959
(Subjective synonym)
Protodorvillea mandapamae (Banse, 1959)
(Objective synonym)
Stauronereis egena Ehlers, 1913

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Muddy


• Goa, Marmagao Bay INDIA
• Arabian Sea 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 -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sivadas, S; Ingole, B and Nanajkar, M (2010) Benthic polychaetes as good indicators of anthropogenic impact Indian Journal of Marine Sciences NISCAIR 39(2) 201-211 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Joydas, TV and Damodaran, R (2009) Infaunal macrobenthos along the shelf waters of the west coast of India, Arabian Sea Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 38(2) 191-204 Available at -

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