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Lanice conchilega


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lexID:
4252 
AphiaID:
131495 
Scientific:
Lanice conchilega 
German:
Bäumchenröhrenwurm 
English:
Sand Mason Worm 
Category:
Vers tubicoles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Terebellida (Order) > Terebellidae (Family) > Lanice (Genus) > conchilega (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, golfe du Mexique, île Maurice, îles britanniques, indo pacifique, Madagascar, Méditerranée, Mer du Nord, Mer Rouge 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detritus, nourriture ultra fine, plancton 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Lanice amphelisso
  • Lanice arakani
  • Lanice auricula
  • Lanice bidewa
  • Lanice caulleryi
  • Lanice fauveli
  • Lanice haitiana
  • Lanice marionensis
  • Lanice seticornis
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-25 10:21:22 

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Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766)

Lanice conchilega, commonly known as the sand mason worm, is a species of burrowing marine polychaete worm. It builds a characteristic tube which projects from the seabed, consisting of cemented sand grains and shell fragments with a fringe at the top.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sedentaria (Subclass) > Canalipalpata (Infraclass) > Terebellida (Order) > Terebellomorpha (Suborder) > Terebellidae (Family) > Terebellinae (Subfamily) > Lanice (Genus)

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