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Tomopterid-1  Tomopteris - midwater polychaete

Tomopterid-1 Tomopteris - midwater polychaete

Candida - An annelid worm from the Middle Cambrian

Candida - An annelid worm from the Middle Cambrian

Terebellidae. The terebellids commonly known as "fanworms" are highly adapted deposit feeders. They have brightly coloured feathery plumules. They are actually short and plump worms with sedentary habits. They have no proboscis as their food are collected by specialized feeding devices which evolved as part of the head.

Terebellidae. The terebellids commonly known as "fanworms" are highly adapted deposit feeders. They have brightly coloured feathery plumules. They are actually short and plump worms with sedentary habits. They have no proboscis as their food are collected by specialized feeding devices which evolved as part of the head.

Polychaete worm, Canadia spinosa - Cambrian Burgess Shale.

Polychaete worm, Canadia spinosa - Cambrian Burgess Shale.

BOGLEECH: Polychaete Worms!

BOGLEECH: Polychaete Worms!

Tick tock: Marine animals with at least two clocks

Tick tock: Marine animals with at least two clocks

Tomopteridae Polychaetes such as this Tomopteridae annelid Eunapteris sp. can measure just a few millimeters, or tens of centimeters.

The beauty of plankton - in pictures

Tomopteridae Polychaetes such as this Tomopteridae annelid Eunapteris sp. can measure just a few millimeters, or tens of centimeters.

like a nightmarish monster, a bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, crawls out of its sandy lair hunting fish in Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean

like a nightmarish monster, a bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, crawls out of its sandy lair hunting fish in Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean

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