Naineris laevigata (Grube 1855)

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Status
Common, Alien?

Description

Prostomium rounded in front, Naineris laevigata copy_resolution_editpharynx eversible, thorax flattened with 15-30 chaetigers, branchiae start on 5th to 8th chaetiger. In life, dark pink/red.

Robust, can exceed 40 mm.

Ecology
Intertidal, sediment.

Distribution
From Namibia to Mozambique

Notes
Identity needs to be clarified

Citation: Simon C. A. and van Niekerk S. E. (2012), Naineris laevigata (Grube 1855) modified May 2015, The Simon Polychaete Lab- http://thesimonpolychaetelab.com/non-shell-infesting/naineris-laevigata-grube-1855/, Date Accessed:June 24, 2019.