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Universidade do Minho. Luisa Borges. Year: 2012.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Cirriformia tentaculata is a species of segmented worms in the family red threads worms. It is a selective deposit feeder. Individuals can grow to 200 mm. Reproduction is iteroparous. Cirriformia tentaculata is a sessile animal.

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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 Cirriformia tentaculata (Montagu 1808). View this species on GBIF