Asychis trifilosa   Augener,  1926 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:
Family:Maldanidae

Description
Lateral lobes of the cephalic rim smooth, dorsal lobe faintly and finely crenate or smooth. First setigerous segment not produced into a collar, but one is present on the 5th. 19 setigerous segments. Anal plate with a dorsal petaloid lobe bearing three very long filiform cirri, simple or forked at the tip, ventral lobe narrow and smooth, forming a hollow cup. Anus dorsal and wrinkled.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Gulf of Oman

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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