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Myzostoma sp.01

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Myzostomida sp. Copyright Arne Kuilman

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lexID:
8917 
Scientific:
Myzostoma sp.01 
German:
Federsternwurm 
English:
crinoid worm 
Category:
Ormer 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Myzostoma (Genus) > sp.01 (Species) 
Occurrence:
Indo-Pacific, Sentrale stillehavet 
Size:
bis zu 1.5cm 
Food:
Parasitic 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-11-02 20:04:04 

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Myzostomida sp.

Myzostomidae is a family of marine polychaete worms, which are parasitic or commensal on crinoids, primarily on feather stars and sea lilies,sometimes on sea stars and brittle stars. This worms live generally on crinoids.

There are interesting various body shapes, elongate with ridges and flattend disc shapes and colour and pattern variation.

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