Nereis zonata-persica   Fauvel  (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Nereididae

Description
Size: Length 15-30 mm.

Body rounded. Dorsal ramus with a long cirrus and two conical sub-equal ligules. Ventral setigerous lobe short, rounded. Posterior feet not materially modified, dorsal ligule not enlarged. Ventral heterogomph falcigerous bristles with short sickle shaped terminal piece. In the posterior feet, large homogomph dorsal falcigerous bristles with bi or tridentate end-pieces.


Synonym (s)
Nereis zonata-persica Fauvel 1911

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA (Record: 1953)
• Goa, Marmagao Bay 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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