Phyllodoce castanea   (Marenzeller)  1879 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Phyllodocidae

Description
Size: Length 10-20 mm

Color: Deep red

Prostomium oval or rounded. Tentacular cirri more or less flattened. Dorsal cirri very large, cordate, those on anterior feet broader, more rounded than the posterior ones. Ventral cirri reniform.


Synonym (s)
Phyllodoce castanea Fauvel 1919
Carobia castanea Marenzeller 1879
Genelyllis castanea Bergstrom 1914

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1953)

Literature Source(s)
  • Fauvel, P (1953) The fauna of India including Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Malaya: Annelida, Polychaeta The Indian press ltd., Allahabad 507 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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