Asychis gotoi   (lzuka)  (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:
Family:Maldanidae

Description
Size: 80-120 mm. by 6 mm.

Rim of the cephalic plate divided into three lobes by deep lateral notches: dorsal lobe serrated, lateral lobes fringed with cirri of unequal lengths. First segment produced into a collar notched on each side. 19 setigerous segments. No achaetous anteannals. The dorso posterior margin of the anal plate is expanded into a petaloid plume having six to twelve corners, each of which is prolonged into a long slender sirrus. Tube membranous coated with mud.


Synonym (s)
Maldane coronata Moore, 1903
(Subjective synonym)
Maldane gotoi Izuka, 1902
(Objective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Andaman Sea INDIA
• Lakshadweep Sea INDIA
• Java INDONESIA

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
  • 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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