Hydroides monoceros   (Gravier,  1906) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Sabellida
Family:Serpulidae

Description
Size: About 15 mm.

The lower funnel of the operculum is oval and slanting, has teeth with enlarged extremities. The asymmetrical central crown has 6 very small spines and bears a very large one with a lateral triangular hook on each side and a strong curved terminal tip. Tubes thick, more or less curved, with longitudinal and transverse ridges.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Rameswaram 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

Page last updated on:2011-04-21

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