Alciopina parasitica   Claparede and Panceri,  1867 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Image copyrights: Belgian Journal of Zoology


Synonym (s)
Alciopina parasitica Dales & Peter, 1972
Alciopina parasitica Peter, 1973
Corynynocephalus albomaculatus Fauvel, 1951
Alciopina parasitica Claparede and Panceri, 1867
Corynocephalus albo-maculatus Fauvel, 1923

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA
• Arabian Sea
• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Peter, G New records of some pelagic polychaetes from Arabian Sea and from Kavaatti and Kalpeni atolls (Laccadives) Records of the Zoological Survey of India Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • 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 -
  • Khan, AS and Murugesan, P (2005) Polychaete diversity in Indian estuaries Indian Journal of Marine Sciences National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources, CSIR, New Delhi, India, in association with Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, INDIA 34(1) 114-119 Available at -
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Murugesan, P and Khan, SA (1998) Polychaetes of Parangipettai coast Annamalai University, Parangipettai 110 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Jimenez-Cueto, S & Suarez-Morales, E (2008) An account of Alciopina, Torrea, and Rhynconereella (Polychaeta: Alciopidae) of the western Caribbean Sea Belgian Journal of Zoology 138(1) 70-80 Available at -,%20pp.%2070-80.html
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Ramamoorthi, K and Balasubrahmanyan, K (1987) Polychaetes of Porto Novo waters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The marine biological association of India 29(1&2) 134-139 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Jitlang, I; Pattarajinda, S; Mishra, R and Wongrat, L (2007) Composition, Abundance and Distribution of Zooplankton in the Bay of Bengal The Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management in the Bay of Bengal 65-92 Available at -

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