Annelida Polychaeta

Spionida Chaetopteridae

Phyllochaetopterus prolifica

Prolific Three Section Tube Worm

Offspring-producer Leaf-bristle-wing

Phyllochaetopterus prolifica is a species of marine polychaete worms that live in a tube that it constructs. It is native to shallow waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean and forms colonies of tubes on rocks and submerged objects.

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