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Cactus Worm

Priapulus caudatus Lamarck 1816

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Priapulus caudatus (Cactus Worm) is a species of penis worms in the family priapulids. It is a biodiffusor. It is a predator. Individuals can grow to 75 mm. Cactus Worm has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. Cactus Worm is a facultatively mobile animal.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of cactus worm. View this species on GBIF