Asychis disparidentata   (Moore,  1904) (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:
Family:Maldanidae

Description
Cephalic plate broadly oblong, elliptical; frontal ridge low, broad, inconspicuous, equal to one third of the cephalic plate. Nuchal grooves short. Posterior lobe of the cephalic rim divided into about 15 low, broad, truncate teeth, irregular and not constant; lateral lobes considerably more elevated and bearing 5 or 6 larger, more prominent, rounded teeth. Anterior margin of the first setigerous segment produced into a collar. 19 setigerous segments, anal plate with a dorsal lanceolate lobe arched over the anus and a ventral lobe smooth or slightly irregular, but entirely without lobes or processes.


Synonym (s)
Maldane disparidentata Moore, 1904

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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

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