Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Annelida
Class
Polychaeta
Subclass
Palpata
Order
Phyllodocida
Family
Nephtyidae
Genus
Nephtys
Species
cryptomma
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
16 meters
Max Depth
32 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Gulf of Mexico only
Habitat-Biology
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)
  • burrower or borer
  • endemic to Gulf of Mexico