Augeneriella hummelincki indica   Banse,  1959 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: 2.5mm

The tentacular crown consists of 3 pairs of radioli, a pair of
median lips and a pair of slender ventral filaments, containing a blood vessel and dividing near its origin into two branches. These filaments which are as long as the radioli, are not supported by cartilaginous cells, not covered by cilia. 3-4 pairs of pinnulae on each radiolus. The length of a radiolus, beyond
the origin of the distal pair of pinnulae, is nearly 1/3 of its total length.

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Habitat:  Reef Associated, Sandy, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Banse K (1959) On marine Polychaeta from Mandapam (South India) Journal of the Marine Biological Association Of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 1(2) 165-177 Available at -

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