Lumbriconereis heteropoda   Marenzeller  1879 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Eunicida
Family:Lumbrineridae

Description
Size: 60 mm

Body long. Prostomium conical and simple capillary setae on the anterior feet, followed by winged capillaries and unjointed hooks. Feet increase in length posteriorly.


Synonym (s)
Lumbriconereis heteropoda Marenzeller 1879
Lumbriconereis heteropoda Fauvel 1930
Lumbriconereis heteropoda Monro 1937
Lumbriconereis heteropoda Fauvel 1953

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Estuarine, Rocky, Sandy, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Goa, Mandovi Estuary (Lat: 15.28) (Long: 73.52) INDIA
• Goa (Lat: 15.65) (Long: 73.74) INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Estuary INDIA (Record: 03/1974-03/1976)
• Goa, Marmagao Bay INDIA (Record: 2001)
• Persian Gulf (Record: 1971, 2001)
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai, Chowpatty INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Red Sea (Record: 1971)
• Goa, Marmagao Bay INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Goa INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra INDIA (Record: 1971)
• West Bengal, Sundarbans, Doorakara INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.08) (Long: 73.05) INDIA (Record: 1981)

Literature Source(s)
  • Harkantra, SN and Rodrigues, NR (2003) Pattern of species succession of soft-bottom macrofauna in the estuaries of Goa, west coast of India Current Science 85(10) 1458-1464 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • (2001) Fauna of Godavari estuary, Andhra Pradesh Estuarine ecosystem series 4 ZSI, Kolkata 1-166 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Russell, FE and Nagabhushanam, R (1996) Minor phyla in the venomous and poisonous marine invertebrates of the Indian Ocean 1-271 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • Ramakrishna; Sarkar, J and Talukdar, S (2003) Marine invertebrates of Digha coast and some recomendations on their conservation Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 101(3-4) 1 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Parulekar, AH; Dhargalkar, VK and Singbal, SYS (1980) Benthic studies in Goa estuaries: Part III- Annual cycle of macrofaunal distribution, production and trophic relations Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 9 189-200 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Rodrigues, NR (2003) Benthic ecology and bioturbation in the coastal waters of Goa, India Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Pillai, NGK (2001) On some benthic polychaetes from Cochin Estuary Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 120-135 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
  • Kumar, RS (2001) Biodiversity and affinity of polychaetous annelids within the mangrove ecosystem of Indo-Pacific region Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 206-213 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Parulekar, AH (1971) Polychaetes from Maharashtra and Goa Journal of Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 68(3) 726-749 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Parulekar, AH (1981) Marine fauna of Malvan, central west coast of India Mahasagar - Bulletin of National Institute of Oceanography NIO 14(1) 33-44 Available at - NIO, Goa

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