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Caulleriella tricapillata Hutchings & Rainer 1979

Caulleriella tricapillata is a species of segmented worms in the family red threads worms. It is a selective deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 100 mm.

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  • Definition: Some deposit feeders do not ingest sediment haphazardly but use their palps or buccal organs to sort organic material from the sediment prior to ingestion. The method of sorting varies according to the types of palps present.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Caulleriella tricapillata Hutchings & Rainer 1979. View this species on GBIF