Genetyllis gracilis   (Kinberg,  1866) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Phyllodocidae

Description
Size: Length 30 mm.

Body slender. Prostomium heart-shaped. Tentacular cirri long and subulate. Proboscis basally covered with numerous small papillae. Dorsal and ventral cirri small and oval.


Synonym (s)
Phyllodoce gracilis Kinberg 1866
(Objective synonym)
Phyllodoce ovalifera Augener, 1913
(Subjective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA (Record: 12/12/1979)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (1995) Hugali Matla estuary: West Bengal ZSI, Kolkatta 1-542
  • 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
  • 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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