Namalycastis abiuma   (Grube,  1871) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Image copyrights: Dr. C. Glasby (Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory)


Synonym (s)
Lycastis abiuma Grube, 1872
Namalycastis abiuma Glasby, 1999
Paranereis abiuma Grube, 1871
(Objective synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Arabian Gulf

Literature Source(s)
  • Eibye-Jacobson, D (Ed) (2002) Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Polychaetes of the Andaman Sea, Phuket Marine Biological Center, Department of Fisheries, Thailand, 3 June-27 August 1997 Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication no. 24 Phuket Marine Biological Center, Phuket, Thailand 424 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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 -
  • Glasby, C and Dane, E (2008) Nereidid worm (Namalycastis abiuma) Pest and Diseases Image Library Available at -

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