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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:
Panama, Mozambique, Pacific Ocean, 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 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Loimia annulifilis
  • Loimia armata
  • Loimia bandera
  • Loimia batilla
  • Loimia bermudensis
  • Loimia brasiliensis
  • Loimia contorta
  • Loimia crassifilis
  • Loimia decora
 
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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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