Pseudopolydora paucibranchiatais commonly referred to as Spionid Worm, Marine Worm, Elkhorn Slough Spionid. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 13184 AphiaID: 131168 Scientific: Pseudopolydora paucibranchiata German: Spionidenwurm English: Spionid Worm, Marine Worm, Elkhorn Slough Spionid Category: Vermi Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Spionida (Order) > Spionidae (Family) > Pseudopolydora (Genus) > paucibranchiata (Species) Initial determination: (Okuda, ), 1937 Sea depth: 0 - 264 Meter Size: 1,2 cm - 2,5 cm Temperature: °C - 23°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Pseudopolydora pulchra is found on sand or mud, in the sublitoral to a depth of 20 to 50 meters.
The front segments have black spots, the sensors show red-brown cross rings, the harmless animal has 6 eyes, his long tentacles are easy to recognize.
Polydora (Pseudopolydora) pulchra (Carazzi, 1893)
Polydora antennata pulchra Carazzi, 1893
Polydora pulchra Carazzi, 1893
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sedentaria (Subclass) > Canalipalpata (Infraclass) > Spionida (Order) > Spioniformia (Suborder) > Spionidae (Family) > Pseudopolydora (Genus)
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