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Phoronis hippocrepia horseshoe worm

Phoronis hippocrepiais commonly referred to as horseshoe worm. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully.


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lexID:
5181 
AphiaID:
128548 
Scientific:
Phoronis hippocrepia 
German:
Hufeisenwurm 
English:
Horseshoe Worm 
Category:
Feather Duster Worms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Phoronida (Phylum) > Not assigned (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Phoronidae (Family) > Phoronis (Genus) > hippocrepia (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wright, 1856 
Occurrence:
the Black Sea, the North Sea, Azores, Costa Rica, East-Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Pacific Ocean, European Coasts, Gulf of Mexico, North Pacific (Ocean), Northern Africa, Scandinavia, South Atlantic, South-Africa, South-Pazific, Spain, the British Isles, the Mediterranean Sea, West-Atlantic Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 25 Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 3.94" (4cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
53.6 °F - 80.6 °F (12°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Dustfood , Filter feeder, Phytoplankton, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-08 20:20:18 

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Phoronis hippocrepia Wright, 1856

harmless benthic filter feeder, feeds on plancton , needs food regulary.

Synonyms:
Actinotrocha gracilis
Actinotrocha hippocrepia
Crepina gracilis
Phoronis caespitosa
Phoronis capensis
Phoronis gracilis
Phoronis kowalevskyi

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Phoronida (Phylum) > Phoronidae (Family) > Phoronis (Genus) > Phoronis hippocrepia (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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