Syllid Worm

Typosyllis nipponica (Imajima 1966)

An introduced species from Japan, identified by the internal black band across the pharynx.

Polychaeta: Syllidae

From a mud grab off Shellmaker Island, Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 08/08/06.

Identified by Leslie H. Harris, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

© Peter J. Bryant
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