Scoloplos (Scolopolos) sagarensis   Misra  (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Orbiniida
Family:Orbiniidae

Description
Prostomium conical, narrowly pointed; peristomial segment 1. Eye spots absent. Thoracic setigers 18; notopodia blunt, without any lamellae in anterior setigers, postsetal lamellae as slender, digitiform lobes after setiger 10. Thoracic neuopodia broad, rounded and each with a small blunt median foot-papilla. Stomach-papillae and interramal cirri absent. Branchiae in the form of slender, digitiform lobes, extending up to the posterior end. Abdominal setigers with stout and stumpy branchiae.


Synonym (s)
Scoloplos (Scoloplos) sagarensis Misra

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Ganga Sagar INDIA (Record: 12/07/1983)

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

Page last updated on:2009-05-27

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