Perinereis singaporiensis   (Grube,  1878) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Nereididae

Description
Size: Length 80 mm. by 3 mm.

Color: A dark median stripe on anterior segments. Black pedal gland conspicuous.

Terminal piece of the falcigerous bristles rather long, little curved and ciliated. Posterior feet not increased but dorsal ligules stout and protruding above the ventral ramus.


Synonym (s)
Perineris singaporiensis Grube, 1878
Nereis (Perinereis) singaporiensis Grube, 1878
(Objective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands 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
  • Eibye-Jacobson, D (Ed) (2002) Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Polychaetes of the Andaman Sea, Phuket Marine Biological Center, Department of Fisheries, Thailand, 3 June-27 August 1997 Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication no. 24 Phuket Marine Biological Center, Phuket, Thailand 424 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • A guide to Singapore Polychaetes Available at - http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/polychaete/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Fauvel, P (1953) The fauna of India including Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Malaya: Annelida, Polychaeta The Indian press ltd., Allahabad 507 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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