Rhabdopleura striata

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Rhabdopleura striata is a sessile hemichordate. It is a suspension feeder that secretes tubes on the ocean floor.[1][2]

The zooids are dark brown.[3]

Distribution

Rhabdopleura striata is known only from a single collection from coral reefs off the coast of northern Sri Lanka.[3]

References

  1. ^ Maletz, Jörg (2014). "The classification of the Pterobranchia (Cephalodiscida and Graptolithina)". Bulletin of Geosciences. 89 (3): 477–540. doi:10.3140/bull.geosci.1465. ISSN 1214-1119.
  2. ^ Maletz, Jörg (2017). Graptolite Paleobiology. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 9781118515617.
  3. ^ a b Beli E, Aglieri G, Strano F, Maggioni D, Telford MJ, Piraino S, Cameron CB (2018) The zoogeography of extant rhabdopleurid hemichordates (Pterobranchia: Graptolithina), with a new species from the Mediterranean Sea. Invertebr Syst 32(1):100–110. doi:10.1071/IS17021
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Rhabdopleura striata: Brief Summary

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Rhabdopleura striata is a sessile hemichordate. It is a suspension feeder that secretes tubes on the ocean floor.

The zooids are dark brown.

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Distribution

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The South India/Sri Lanka ecoregion is a part of the West and South Indian Shelf marine province as given by Spalding et al. 2007.
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Spalding, M. D.; Fox, H. E.; Allen, G. R.; Davidson, N.; Ferdaña, Z. A.; Finlayson, M.; Halpern, B. S.; Jorge, M. A.; Lombana, A.; Lourie, S. A.; Martin, K. D.; Mcmanus, E.; Molnar, J.; Recchia, C. A.; Robertson, J. (2007). Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas. <em>BioScience.</em> 57(7): 573.
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