Theristus alternus     (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Nematoda
Class: Adenophorea
Order:Monhysterida
Family:Xyalidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Kerala, Poonthura Estuary (Lat: 8.41) (Long: 76.91) INDIA (Record: 02/1995-01/1996)
• Kerala, Poonthura Estuary (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 77) INDIA (Record: 02/1995-01/1996)
• Kerala, Paravur Backwaters INDIA (Record: 02/1974-01/1975)

Literature Source(s)
  • Anila Kumary, KS (2008) Diversity of meiobenthic nematodes in the Poonthura estuary (southwest coast of India) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, Kerala 50(1) 23-28 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
  • Azis, PKA and Nair, NB (1983) Meiofauna of the Edava-Nadayara Paravur backwater system south west coast of India Mahasagar-Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography National Institute of Oceanography 16(1) 55-65 Available at - http://ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/view/2266/2242

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