Pherusa parmata   (Grube,  1877) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Stylarioides parmatus Grube, 1877 b
Pherusa parmata Day, 1973 b
Pherusa parmata Hartman, 1974 a
Stylarioides iris Michaelsen, 1892
(Objective synonym)
Stylarioides parmata Grube, 1877
(Objective synonym)
Stylarioides parmatus Grube, 1877
(Objective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Arabian Sea
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar, Hare Island INDIA
• Kerala, Kollam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -

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