Pseudonereis variegata (Grube 1857)

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Status
Common, Alien?

Description

Prostomium broad inverted T, Pseudonereis variegata_watermarkedlarge bulbous palps, paragnaths on proboscis transverse bars. In life dark green. Up to 150 mm.

Ecology
Abundant among algae and barnacles on rocky shores

Distribution
From Namibia to Mozambique
‘Circumtropical’ (Type locality Chile & Peru).

 

Citation: Simon C. A. and van Niekerk S. E. (2012), Pseudonereis variegata (Grube 1857) modified May 2015, The Simon Polychaete Lab- http://thesimonpolychaetelab.com/non-shell-infesting/pseudonereis-variegata-grube-1857/, Date Accessed:June 24, 2019.