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Quasitetrastemma nigrifrons Coe, 1904
White-lined Ribbon Worm
Family: Tetrastemmatidae

Photo of species

© Neil McDaniel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #60835)

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Distribution of Quasitetrastemma nigrifrons in British Columbia
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This ribbon worm is orange with white longitudinal stripes. It reaches 75 cm long. Common in Sechelt Inlet. Usually found coiled up in a tight ball.

Note Author: Neil McDaniel

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Tetrastemma nigrifrons (Coe, 1904)

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2023-12-01 2:43:22 AM]
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