Lysidice ninetta   Audouin & Milne Edwards,  1833 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: Length 75-100 mm.

Body reddish with white spots and white bar on setiger 2 and 5. Prostomial antennae short, three in number. Peristomial appendages and gills absent. Second maxillary plate with four teeth.

Synonym (s)
Lysidice collaris Amoureux et al., 1978
Lysidice collaris Ben-Eliahu, 1977
Lysidice collaris Ben-Eliahu & Safriel, 1982
Lysidice collaris Day, 1965
Lysidice collaris Fauvel, 1911
Lysidice collaris Fauvel, 1951
Lysidice collaris Fauvel, 1955
Lysidice collaris Fauvel, 1957
Lysidice collaris Fishelson, 1971
Lysidice collaris Fishelson & Rullier, 1969
Lysidice collaris Gravier, 1900
Lysidice collaris Grube, 1869
Lysidice collaris Kiseleva, 1971
Lysidice collaris Mohammad, 1976
Lysidice collaris Mohammad, 1980
Lysidice collaris Mohammad, 1981
Lysidice collaris Wesenberg-Lund, 1949
Lysidice ninetta Amoureux et al., 1978
Lysidice ninetta Amoureux et al., 1980
Lysidice bilobata Verrill, 1900
(Subjective synonym)
Lysidice ninetta Fauchald, 1970
Lysidice ninetta Fishelson & Rullier, 1969
Lysidice ninetta Mohammad, 1972
Lysidice ninetta Mohammad, 1976
Lycidice brevicornis Kinberg, 1865
(Subjective synonym)
Lysidice brachycera Schmarda, 1861
(Subjective synonym)
Lysidice mahagoni Claparede, 1864
(Subjective synonym)
Lysidice margaritacea Claparede, 1868
(Subjective synonym)
Nereis olympia Blainville, 1825
(Subjective synonym)
Nereis valentina Blainville, 1825
(Subjective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Lakshadweep, Andrott INDIA (Record: 19/12/1979)
• Lakshadweep, Agatti INDIA (Record: 24/12/1979)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kilakarai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Red Sea
• Gulf of Aden
• Arabian Sea
• Gulf of Oman
• Arabian Gulf

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Misra, A and Chakraborty, RK (1991) Annelida: Polychaeta State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 137-165 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • The barcode of life data systems Biodiversity Institute of Ontario Available at -

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