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Grand coral worm snail

Serpulorbis grandis

Description:

Diameter to 2.5 cm (1 in.). Snails live inside permanently attached irregularly coiled tubes. Operculum absent. Net pattern on soft covering varies from white, yellow to black. Ensnare food with mucus strands.Solitary or in colonies.

Habitat:

West Pacific from Philippines to E. Australia

Notes:

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Negros Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Dec 2, 2012

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