Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Phascolosoma
Family: Phascolosomatidae (Siphuncula)
Taxon : Water invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
sp. 246
NOTES

A minute peanut worm about 7 mm long which has small conical papillae on the body surface. It has a long introvert. Lives in the mud in a large colony. It is a filter feeder.


AUTHORITY
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: A reddish-brown animal
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Peanut worm
Habitat
NOTES: Found under overhanging rocks just below the high tide mark.
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year



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