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


© Neil McDaniel     (Photo ID #60835)


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Distribution of Quasitetrastemma nigrifrons in British Columbia in British Columbia


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

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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Tetrastemma nigrifrons (Coe, 1904)

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