Calomicrolaimus honestus   (de Man,  1922) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Adenophorea

A-Male tail; B-Male head; C-Female tail

Size: Body length 1.3-1.4mm. Max diameter 32-41 ┬Ám.

Few scattered caudal setae, particularly in male, but somatic setae otherwise absent. Buccal cavity fairly well-cuticularised with dorsal and subventral teeth abou equal in size. Posterior oesophageal bulb without a markedly cuticularised lining. Spicules measured as a curve, arcuate with a rounded proximal cephalisation. Gubernaculum proximally curved and lying free from spicules. Six or seven fine pore-like precloacal supplements.

Synonym (s)
Microlaimus honestus de Man, 1922

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andhra Pradesh, Off Tammenaptanam (Lat: 14.15) (Long: 80.36) INDIA (Depth: 75 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Dr. Shivaji, A; Dr. Sanjeevan, VN; Saravanane, N; Dr. Shunmugaraj, T and Dr. Gupta, GVM (2010) Achievements of FORV Sagar Sampada 1997-2010 Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology, Ministry of earth Sciences, Kochi, India 10-21 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Platt, HM and Warwick, RM (1988) Free living marine nematodes part II British chromadorids Linnean society of London and the estuarine and brackish-water sciences association 38 502 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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