Antillesoma antillarum

Antillesoma antillarum
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Binomial name
Antillesoma antillarum
(Grube, 1858)

Antillesoma antillarum is the only species of peanut worms (Sipuncula) of the genus Antillesoma. The genus belongs to the family Phascolosomatidae.[1]

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Distribution

This species is widespread in tropical and subtropical waters. It has been reported in the western Atlantic and the Caribbean from Florida to Brazil, in the eastern Atlantic in Sierra Leone.[2][3]

Habitat

Antillesoma antillarum have been found living in mollusc shell middens. They accompany and associate with the following species of sipunculids: Aspidosiphon albus, A. Parvulus, A. fischeri, Temistes lageniformis, y Nephasoma pellucidum.[3]

References

  1. World Register of Marine Especies (WoRMS): Antillesoma antillarum (Grube, 1858) AphiaID: 136075 [1]
  2. Cutler, Edward B. (1994): The Sipuncula: their systematic, biology and evolution. Comstock Publishing Associates of Cornell University. Ithaca, New York. 406p Template:Catalog lookup linkScript error: No such module "check isxn". [2]
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sipuncula LifeDesk

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