TorquaratoridaeB sp. 2


General: Transparent body, high dome proboscis and extra-wide lips very broad collar, no genital wings visible, moderately-sinuate intestines, longer and narrower than TorquaratoridaeB sp. 1, pigment on anterior trunk is light brown.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): South Axial, Vance Seamount, President Jackson Seamount C, Taney and Davidson seamounts.

Published depth range: 1674 - 2847 m

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate (sedimented 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: TorquaratoridaeB sp. 2 Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-13.
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