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Loimia medusa


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lexID:
10195 
AphiaID:
131499 
Scientific:
Loimia medusa 
German:
Spaghetti Wurm, Medusenwurm 
English:
Spagetti Worm, Medusa Worm 
Category:
Orm 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Terebellida (Order) > Terebellidae (Family) > Loimia (Genus) > medusa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Savigny, ), 1822 
Occurrence:
Pacific Ocean, Panama, Mozambique, Belize, Californiske golf, Caribien, Egypten, Europæiske kyster, Hawaii, Indo Stillehavet, Japan, Kina, Madagascar, Middelhavet, Nordlige Atlanterhav, Persiske golf, Rødehavet, Spanien, Syd Afrika, Trinidad og Tobago, Ækvator 
Sea depth:
3 - 40 Meter 
Size:
45 cm - 120 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Loimia annulifilis
  • Loimia armata
  • Loimia bandera
  • Loimia batilla
  • Loimia bermudensis
  • Loimia brasiliensis
  • Loimia contorta
  • Loimia crassifilis
  • Loimia decora
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-11-23 20:33:21 

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Loimia medusa (Savigny in Lamarck, 1818)

Loimia medusa , commonly known as a Spaghetti Worm, have thin, long white tentacles to 120 cm.Inhabit tidepools, shallow reefs, and rubble.The worm body buried in the substrate.

Synonym:
Terebella medusa

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