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Scolelepis (Scolelepis) acuta (Treadwell 1914)

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Scolelepis acuta is a species of segmented worms in the family Spionids. It is a suspension feeder.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/suspensionFeeder
  • Definition: An organism which obtains food primarily by suspension 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><i>Scolelepis</i></i> (Scolelepis) <i>acuta</i> (Treadwell 1914)