Eurystomina ornatum indicum   Micol. and Kreis,  1930 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Adenophorea

Size: Male 4.2mm; Female 4.4mm

Cuticle smooth and transparent, with distinct striation. Head diameter 20µm; 10 oepholic setae 0.5 head diameter wide and situated just behind cephalic setae; stoma 30µm deep with two rows of conspicuous denticles. Ocellae occur 50µm or 2.5 head diameters from anterior end. Nerve ring 35%. Excretory pore lies at 1/2 stoma length. Tail conical-cylindrical and 4.2 anal diameter long; spicule in male arcuate, cephalated and 86µm long. Gubernaculum indistinct.

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Habitat:  Estuarine, Muddy, Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Sippighat INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar, Indira Point INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, GC (1989) On some free living marine nematodes of the Bay Islands Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 5(1) 1-22 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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