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lexID: 10438 Scientific: Schizobranchia insignis German: Feder-Röhrenwurm English: Split-Branch Feather Duster Category: Feather Duster Worms Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sabellida (Order) > Sabellidae (Family) > Schizobranchia (Genus) > insignis (Species) Initial determination: Bush, 1905 Occurrence: Alaska, North Pacific (Ocean), USA Sea depth: 1 - 46 Meter Size: up to 1.18" (3 cm) Temperature: 32 °F - 73.4 °F (°C - 23°C) Food: Filter feeder, Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2017-02-14 10:57:37
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Schizobranchia insignis Bush, 1905
Schizobranchia insignis is a marine Feather Duster Worm.
Tube is 10–20 cm long, 5–10 mm in diameter, whitish and pliable. Color of tentacular crown is uniform orange, red, mauve, tan, brown, grey, or green.
Commonly found living attached to pilings and rocks, intertidal to 46 m.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sedentaria (Subclass) > Canalipalpata (Infraclass) > Sabellida (Order) > Sabellidae (Family) > Sabellinae (Subfamily) > Schizobranchia (Genus) > Schizobranchia insignis (Species)
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