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Sabellastarte longa Featherduster worm

Sabellastarte longais commonly referred to as Featherduster 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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Sabellastarte longa (Featherduster worm),Port Elizabeth , Copyright Johan Swanepoel


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lexID:
9373 
AphiaID:
209933 
Scientific:
Sabellastarte longa 
German:
Röhrenwurm 
English:
Featherduster Worm 
Category:
Feather Duster Worms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sabellida (Order) > Sabellidae (Family) > Sabellastarte (Genus) > longa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Kinberg, ), 1866 
Occurrence:
Australia, Madagascar, Mozambique, South-Africa 
Size:
4.72" - 5.91" (12cm - 15cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 62.6 °F (°C - 17°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-22 20:22:32 

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Sabellastarte longa (Kinberg, 1866)

Sabellastarte longa has two magnificent spiral whorls of feathery branches.The colour is purple,white,yellow, red or orange.Sabellastarte longa is a solitary feather duster with a parchment-like tube.

Sabellastarte longacan lives in shady rock crevices to 5-200 m dephts.Feather duster are filterfeeder.

As with all feather dusters, Sabellastarte longa retract rapidly if disturbed.

Synonyme:
Dasychone odhneri
Sabella longa

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sedentaria (Subclass) > Canalipalpata (Infraclass) > Sabellida (Order) > Sabellidae (Family) > Sabellinae (Subfamily) > Sabellastarte (Genus) > Sabellastarte longa (Species)

External links

  1. Eastern Cape Scuba Diving (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia englisch (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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