Bhawania goodei   Webster,  1884 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta


Synonym (s)
Bhawania cryptocephala Amoureux, 1983
Bhawania cryptocephala Fauvel, 1933
Bhawania cryptocephala Fauvel, 1919
Bhawania cryptocephala Gravier, 1902
Bhawania cryptocephala Hartman, 1974
Bhawania cryptocephala Mohammad, 1971
Bhawania cryptocephala Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
Bhawania goodei Ben-Eliahu, 1977
Bhawania goodei Ben-Eliahu & Safriel, 1982
Bhawania goodei Day, 1953
Bhawania goodei Kiseleva, 1971
Bhawania goodei Perkins, 1985
Bhawania cryptocephala Gravier, 1901
Bhawania goodei Day, 1967
Chrysopetalum elegans Bush in Verrill, 1900
(Heterotypic synonym)
Palmyra elongata Grube, 1856
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA
• Red Sea
• Gulf of Aden
• Arabian Gulf
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo 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 -
  • Cantone, G (1982) Researches on the coast of Somalia. Polychaetous annelids of Mogadiscio, Gesira, Bender Mtoni and Sar Uanle Monitore Zoologico Italiano Supplemento 16 (4) 121-139 Available at - Zoological Records
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Murugesan, P and Khan, SA (1998) Polychaetes of Parangipettai coast Annamalai University, Parangipettai 110 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Dorairaj, K. (1970) A new distributional record of Pomadasys jubelini (Cuvier) along the Indian Coast Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian Journal of Fisheries for the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Cochin, India 17(1&2) 53-56 Available at -
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Ramamoorthi, K and Balasubrahmanyan, K (1987) Polychaetes of Porto Novo waters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The marine biological association of India 29(1&2) 134-139 Available at - NIO, Goa

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