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Ocean University of China. Hong Zhou. Year: 2013.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Laonice is a genus of segmented worms in the family spionids. They are upward conveyors. They have parental care.

  • URI: http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/RW_UC
  • Definition: Upward conveyors are vertically oriented species that typically feed head-down at depth in the sediment. Vertically oriented head-down feeders actively select and ingest particles at the deeper sediments and egest these non-locally as faeces in the sediment surface
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Laonice Malmgren 1867. View this species on GBIF