Torquaratoridae sp. 2


General: Translucent purple, extrawide-lipped with a very broad collar, high-dome proboscis and moderately-sinuate intestines.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 3,035 m

Ocean range (global): Hawai'i.

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate (lava).

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Kuhnz L., MBARI; Holland, N., Scripps Insitute of Oceanography; Osborn, K., Smithsonian Natural History Museum.

Taxonomist assessment: 2011


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Osborn, K.J., L.A. Kuhnz, I.G. Priede, M. Urata, A.V. Gebruk, and N.D. Holland (2011). Diversification of acorn worms (Hemichordata, Enteropneusta) revealed in the deep sea. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Citation: Torquaratoridae sp. 2 Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-26.
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