Namalycastis meraukensis   (Horst,  1918) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Nereididae

Description
Prostomium wider than long, with a long anteromedian groove. Antennae short and slender. Tentacular cirri long. Parapodia sub-biramous. Notosetae several hemigomph spinigers. Dorsal cirri with large cirrophores, flattened and leaf-like posteriorly.


Synonym (s)
Lycastis meraukensis Horst, 1918
(Objective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Geonkhali INDIA (Record: 23/03/1985)
• West Bengal, Falta INDIA (Record: 25/03/1985)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, East Medinipur INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Misra, A (1995) Polychaetes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 93-155 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Mitra, S; Misra, A (2010) Polychaetes of the Wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 141-146 Available at - NIO,Goa

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