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Orbinia angrapequensis (Augener 1918)

Orbinia angrapequensis is a species of segmented worms in the family Orbiniidae. It is a biodiffusor. It is a subsurface deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. Orbinia angrapequensis is a burrower.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/subsurfaceDepositFeeder
  • Definition: An organism which obtains food primarily by subsurface deposit feeding. Reid WDK, Wigham BD, McGill RAR, Polunin NVC (2012) Elucidating trophic pathways in benthic deep-sea assemblages of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north and south of the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 463:89-103. doi:10.3354/meps09863
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of <i>Orbinia angrapequensis</i> (Augener 1918)