Paracanthonchus longicaudatus   Warwick,  1971 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Nematoda
Class: Adenophorea
Order:Chromadorida
Family:Cyatholaimidae

Description
Size: Body length 1.3-1.8 mm. Max diameter 35-41┬Ám. Cuticle with transverse rows of small dots; without marked lateral differentiation. Single lateral file of cuticle pores, largest and most numerous in the anterior part of the oesophagus and each with an anterior and posterior punctation; simple rounded pores in sublateral files. Spicules measured as curve, arcuate, weakly cuticularized along the ventral edge, with central lamella.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Off Cuddalore- Parangipettai (Lat: 11.68) (Long: 79.90) INDIA (Depth: 100 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 (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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