Lumbrineris notocirrata   (Fauvel)  1932 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Prostomium bluntly conical without eyes, antennae or any appendages. Parapodia sub-biramous; notopodia represented by small dorsal cirri supported by acicula, compressed and button-shaped on anterior setigers, but longer and strap-like from setiger 15-17 onwards. Presetal lobes short and crescent-shaped in anterior setigers, being rounded in middle and posterior setigers. Postsetal lobes flattened and auricular in anterior setigers, being longer and erect posteriorly.

Synonym (s)
Lumbriconereis notocirrata Fauvel 1932

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Muddy, Coastal
Trophic Level:  Consumer
Prey:  Detritus


• West Bengal, Kachuberia INDIA (Record: 12/06/1977)
• West Bengal, Ganga Sagar INDIA (Record: 28/02/1978)
• West Bengal, Canning INDIA (Record: 17/11/1982)
• West Bengal, Sundarbans, Sandeshkhali INDIA (Record: 30/05/1985)
• West Bengal, Sagar Island, Gangasagar INDIA (Record: 2005)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Misra, A (1995) Polychaetes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 93-155 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sarkar, SK; Bhattacharya, A; Giri, S; Bhattacharya, B; Sarkar, D; ChandraNayak, D and Chattopadhaya, AK (2005) Spatiotemporal variation in benthic polychaetes (Annelida) and relationships with environmental variables in a tropical estuary Wetlands Ecology and Management 13 55-67 Available at -

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