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Trumpet Worm

Lagis koreni Malmgren 1866

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Lagis koreni (Trumpet Worm) is a species of segmented worms in the family comb worms. They are upward conveyors. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. Reproduction is semelparous and gonochoristic. They are sessile burrowers.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_UC
  • Definition: Upward conveyors are vertically oriented species that typically feed head-down at depth in the sediment. Vertically oriented head-down feeders actively select and ingest particles at the deeper sediments and egest these non-locally as faeces in the sediment surface
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of trumpet worm. View this species on GBIF