Cirratulus chrysoderma   Claparede,  1868 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Eunicida
Family:Cirratulidae

Description
Size: Length 20-25 mm.

Prostomium bluntly conical, without distinct eyes. Two to four pairs of tentacular filaments above the setigers 4-7. Branchial filaments stout, appear on setiger 4, extending over anterior half of the body. Acicular setae absent and only long capillaries in both rami.


Synonym (s)
Cirratulus chrysoderma Claparede 1868

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA (Record: 10/3/1983)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Persian Gulf

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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