Chromadorina granulopigmentata   (Wieser,  1951) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Adenophorea

A-Male head; B-Oesophageal bulb and ventral gland; C-Male tail; D-Female tail

Size: Body length 0.6-0.7mm; cephalic setae 6.5┬Ám.

Amphids slit-like. Granular pigment spots from the anterior end, bordered by two pairs of setae. Oesophageal bulb without thickened cuticularised lining. Cup-shaped preloacal supplements absent, but two large and two smaller preloacal setae present.

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• Tamil Nadu, Off Cheyyur (Lat: 12.30) (Long: 80.5) INDIA (Depth: 50 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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