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Phoronopsis californica California Horseshoe Worm, Golden Phoronid


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lexID:
5787 
AphiaID:
128554 
Scientific:
Phoronopsis californica 
German:
Kalifornischer Hufeisenwurm, Hufeisenwurm,Goldener Kalifornischer Hufeisenwurm 
English:
California Horseshoe Worm, Golden Phoronid 
Category:
Feather Duster Worms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Phoronida (Phylum) > Not assigned (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Phoronidae (Family) > Phoronopsis (Genus) > californica (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hilton, 1930 
Occurrence:
Portugal, Spain, West Coast USA 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 19.69" (2cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
46.4 °F - 75.2 °F (8°C - 24°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-01 13:37:26 

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Phoronopsis californica (Hilton, 1930)

Phoronopsis californica is a species of marine horseshoe worm endemic to the coasts of western California and in European waters near Spain and Portugal.

Synonymised names:
Actinotrocha californica Temereva, 2009 (Larval stadium)

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