BIOTIC Species Information for Ditrupa arietina
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formVermiform segmented
Feeding methodPassive suspension feeder
Active suspension feeder
Mobility/MovementCrawler
Burrower
Environmental positionInfaunal
Epifaunal
Typical food typesOrganic matter, phytoplankton HabitFree living
BioturbatorDiffusive mixing FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityFragile SizeSmall(1-2cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateNot researched
Adult dispersal potentialNot researched DependencyIndependent
SociabilitySolitary
Toxic/Poisonous?No
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Gremare et al.,1998, Jordana et al., 2000, Medernach et al., 2000, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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