Ecology of Lepidasthenia stylolepis
Main Ref. Wehe, T. and D. Fiege, 2002
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Lepidasthenia stylolepis may be found.
Remarks Commensal of the sipunculid Siphonosoma vastus, in silty sand (Ref. 107872). Polynoids in general are considered carnivores, feeding on small crustaceans, echinoderms, polychaetes, gastropods, sponges and hydroids Ref. 108044).


Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom: sand; silt;
Substrate Ref. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History)., 1970
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History)., 1970
associations commensalism;
Associated with Siphonosoma vastus
Association remarks


feeding type
feeding type ref
feeding habit
feeding habit ref
trophic level(s)
original sample unfished population Remark
estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 09.04.07
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 05.16.16
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