Shinri Tomioka, Eijiroh Nishi, Hiroshi Kajihara   cc-by-3.0

Mediomastus is a genus of segmented worms in the family Capitellidae. They are upward conveyors. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • 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 Mediomastus Hartman 1944. View this species on GBIF