Lepidonotus glaucus   (Peters,  1855) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Lepidonotus glaucus Day, 1965
Lepidonotus glaucus Fishelson, 1971
Lepidonotus glaucus Hanley & Burke, 1990
Lepidonotus glaucus Kiseleva, 1971
Lepidonotus glaucus Monro, 1939
Lepidonotus obscurus Gravier, 1902
Lepidonotus stellatus Fauvel, 1919
Polynoe (Lepidonotus) quadricarinata Grube, 1868
Polynoe (Lepidonotus) quadricarinata Grube, 1869
Polynoe (Lepidonotus) quadricarinata Grube, 1868
Polynoe glauca Peters, 1855
Lepidonotus carinatus Potts, 1910
(Subjective synonym)
Lepidonotus grisea (Quatrefages, 1866)
(Objective synonym)
Lepidonotus platycirrus Day, 1951
(Subjective synonym)
Polynoe grisea Quatrefages, 1866
(Subjective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Red Sea
• Gulf of Aden
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, North Reef Island INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Hartman, O (1974) Polychaetous annelids of the Indian Ocean including an account of species collected by members of the International Indian Ocean Expeditions, 1963-1964, and a catalogue and bibliography of the species from India. Part II Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India 16(2) 609-644 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Wehe, T and Fiege, D (2002) Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf Fauna of Arabia 19 7-238 Available at - http://www.senckenberg.de/files/content/forschung/abteilung/aquazool/mev2/wehe_&_fiege.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rao, GC; Rao, DV and Devi, K (1994) A faunal exploration of the North Reef Island sanctuary, North Andaman Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 10(1&2) 68-81 Available at - NIO, Goa

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