Tylonereis bogoyawlenskyi   Fauvel,  1911 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Nereididae

Description
Size: Length about 60 mm by 4 mm., feet included.

Color: Bright pink with transverse brown line on each segment at the anterior end and a dark red mid-dorsal line.

Prostomium broader than long, notched. Tentacles short. Feet biramous. Setae long homogomph spinigers, all alike. Dorsal and ventral cirri very small. Dorsal ligule triangular, foliaceous. Dorsal fillet (setigerous lobe) elongated, expanded at the tip in the anterior segments, bifid in the posterior ones. Ventral setigerous lobe at first trilobed but bilobed in posterior feet. Ventral lower ligule decreasing in size backwards; pair of anal cirri.


Synonym (s)
Tylonereis bogoyawlenskyi Fauvel, 1911
Tylonereis bogoyawlenskyi Hartman, 1959
Tylonereis bogoyawlenskyi Mohammad, 1971

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Estuary (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 82.3) INDIA
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Arabian Gulf
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin beach INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kilakarai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban Backwater INDIA
• Kerala, Veli Lake INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mayabunder INDIA
• Palk Bay 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
  • (1995) Hugali Matla estuary: West Bengal ZSI, Kolkatta 1-542
  • (2001) Fauna of Godavari estuary, Andhra Pradesh Estuarine ecosystem series 4 ZSI, Kolkata 1-166 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Fauvel, P (1941) On a small collection of Annelida Polychaeta of the Indian Museum, Calcutta Records of the Indian Museum ZSI, Calcutta 42 253-268 Available at - Pune University, Pune
  • Rao, CAN (1999) Observations on a collection of polychaetes from Godavari estuary, Andhra Pradesh Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 97(1) 43-47 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
  • 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Tampi, PRS and Rangarajan, K (1964) Some polychaetous Annelids from the Andaman waters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 6(1) 98-123 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1007/1/Article_10.pdf
  • James, PSBR ; Thomas, PA ; Pillai, CSG and Achari Kumaraswamy, GP (1969) ´╗┐Catalogue of types and of sponges, corals, polychaetes, crabs and echinoderms in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 7 1-66 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/567/1/Bulletin_7.pdf

Page last updated on:2011-03-16

Back to Search