Neanthes chingrighattensis   (Fauvel,  1932) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Nereididae

Description
Prostomium without any frontal groove. Pharynx eversible with paragnaths on both rings. Biramous parapodia with 3 notopodial ligules; neuropodium with 3 lobes. Setae all spinigers only.


Synonym (s)
Nereis chingrighattensis Fauvel, 1932
(Objective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• West Bengal, Kakdwip INDIA (Record: 11/09/1977)
• West Bengal, Ganga Sagar Creek INDIA (Record: 21/01/1983)
• West Bengal, Diamond Harbour INDIA (Record: 11/03/1985)
• West Bengal, Haldia INDIA (Record: 16/03/1985)
• West Bengal, Gadiara INDIA (Record: 22/04/1987)
• West Bengal, Medinipur, Junput INDIA (Record: 07/2000-06/2002)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, East Medinipur INDIA
• West Bengal, Haora INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Mandal, AK and Nandi, NC (1989) Fauna of Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, West Bengal, India Fauna of Conservations 3 35431 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Misra, A (1995) Polychaetes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 93-155 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Chandra, A and Chakraborty, SK (2008) Distribution, density and community ecology of macrobenthic intertidal polychaetes in the coastal tract of Midnapore, West Bengal, India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 50(1) 7-16 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Mitra, S; Misra, A (2010) Polychaetes of the Wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 141-146 Available at - NIO,Goa

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