Enoplolaimus longicaudatus   (Southern,  1914) (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Nematoda
Class: Adenophorea
Order:Enoplida
Family:Thoracostomopsidae

Description
Size: Body length 2.9-3.6 mm; max. diameter 50-76 ┬Ám

Cuticle with transverse striation. Six long cephalic setae equal, four shorter setae about three-quarters as long. Males with a ring of six cervical setae longer than the cephalic setae. Cervical setae short in female. Tail very long. Spicules arcuate. Supplement very small and close to cloaca.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Pondicherry, Off Karaikal (Lat: 10.56) (Long: 80.38) INDIA (Depth: 200 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Platt, HM and Warwick, RM (1983) Free living marine nematodes part I British enoplids Linnean society of London and the estuarine and brackish-water sciences association 28 307pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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