Leocratides ehlersi   (Horst,  1924) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Hesionidae

Description
Size: 20 x 2 mm

Proboscis armed. Parapodia sesqiramous, the dorsal lobe reduced to an aciculum only at the base of the dorsal cirrus.


Synonym (s)
Leocratides ehlersi (Horst, 1921)
(Senior synonym)
Leocrates ehlersi Horst, 1921
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Gholvad INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Maharashtra, Ratnagiri INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA
• Andaman Sea
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.08) (Long: 73.05) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Parulekar, AH (1971) Polychaetes from Maharashtra and Goa Journal of Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 68(3) 726-749 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Parulekar, AH (1981) Marine fauna of Malvan, central west coast of India Mahasagar - Bulletin of National Institute of Oceanography NIO 14(1) 33-44 Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2010-07-07

Back to Search