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Rhynchospio glutaea (Ehlers 1897)

Rhynchospio glutaea is a species of segmented worms in the family spionids. They are upward conveyors. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • 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 Rhynchospio glutaea (Ehlers 1897). View this species on GBIF