Tubifex tubifex   (Muller,  1774) (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Clitellata
Order:Haplotaxida
Family:Tubificidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Lumbricus tubifex Muller, 1774
Nais tubifex (Muller, 1774)
Saenuris tubifex (Muller, 1774)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Estuarine

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kadinamkulam Backwater (Lat: 8.58) (Long: 76.73) INDIA (Record: 02/1980-01/1981) (Depth: 2.11 mts)
• Kerala, Kadinamkulam Backwater (Lat: 8.66) (Long: 76.85) INDIA (Record: 02/1980-01/1981) (Depth: 2.11 mts)
• Kerala, Paravur Backwaters INDIA
• Kerala, Edava Nadayara Backwaters INDIA (Record: 02/1974-01/1975)

Literature Source(s)
  • Nair, NB; Dharmaraj, K; Azis, PKA; Arunachalam, M and Kumar, KK (1984) A Study on the Ecology of Soft Bottom Benthic Fauna in. Kadinamkulam Backwater, Southwest Coast of India Indian National Science Academy Indian National Science Academ 473-482 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
  • BioLib. cz Available at - http://www.biolib.cz/
  • 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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