Thelepus comatus   (Grube,  1859) (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Terebellida
Family:Terebellidae

Description
Size: Length 55 mm.

Tentacular lobe without eye-spots. Branchiferous segments 3, with numerous gill filaments. Notosetae smooth-tipped capillaries, from segment 3 onwards. Uncini avicular, with the base prolonged froward (prow); prow and button well developed, first set in single row, double rows in middle and posterior thoracic segments.


Synonym (s)
Terebelle comatus Grube, 1859

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Agatti INDIA (Record: 29/12/1979)
• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Misra, A and Chakraborty, RK (1991) Annelida: Polychaeta State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 137-165 Available at - NIO, Goa

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