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Amphictene auricoma bristleworm, backbone

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Amphictene auricoma © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Bild aus der Adria

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lexID:
6321 
AphiaID:
152448 
Scientific:
Amphictene auricoma 
German:
Krummer Köcherwurm 
English:
Bristleworm, Backbone 
Category:
Sea Worms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Terebellida (Order) > Pectinariidae (Family) > Amphictene (Genus) > auricoma (Species) 
Initial determination:
(O.F. Müller, ), 1776 
Occurrence:
the North Sea, Adria (the Adriatic Sea), North Atlantic Ocean, the British Isles, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
up to 1.57" (4 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Average 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Amphictene alata
  • Amphictene catharinensis
  • Amphictene crassa
  • Amphictene favona
  • Amphictene guatemalensis
  • Amphictene helenae
  • Amphictene japonica
  • Amphictene leioscapha
  • Amphictene moorei
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-31 19:20:45 

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Amphictene auricoma (O.F. Müller, 1776)/ or alternate representation (disused rank):
Pectinaria (Amphictene) auricoma (O.F. Müller, 1776)

Amphictene auricoma is living in muddy or sandy ground at depths from 10 m to depths of 500 m.
The worm is 4 cm. Its tube is reddish brown or light red and 6 cm.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Canalipalpata (Subclass) > Terebellida (Order) >Terebellomorpha (Suborder) > Pectinariidae (Family) > Amphictene (Genus)

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