Vermiliopsis acanthophora   Augener,  1914 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Sabellida
Family:Serpulidae

Description
Size: 20 mm.

The flat, smooth, wingless pedicle of the operculum bears a white hemisphere capped with a yellow cone, without chitinous partitions, ending in a horn like hook. The thoracic segments bear Apomatus setae. Tube with traces of successive peristomes.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island 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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