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Artacama is a genus of segmented worms in the family Terebellidae. They are downward conveyors. Individuals can grow to 100 mm.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_DC
  • Definition: Downward conveyors exhibit a feeding strategy opposite to that of upward conveyors. Vertically oriented head-up feeders actively select and ingest particles at the surface and egest these non-locally as faeces in deeper sediment strata
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Artacama Malmgren 1866. View this species on GBIF