Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Echiura
  • English
    • Spoon Worms
  • Spanish
    • Gusanos cuchara

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 15, 2015 03:40 PM AKDT

Description

Found exposed in intertidal zone.

Photos / Sounds

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What

green spoonworm Bonellia viridis

Observer

deneb16

Date

April 19, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

pere_abello

Date

July 31, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

Observer

caius

Date

January 23, 2013

Description

what is this terrifying creature? nasty hahahah

Photos / Sounds

What

Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

April 21, 2012

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

Description

The first, second, and third of five Urechis caupo that had been discovered in a small stretch of the muddy shore to the bay's main channel. They were extracted from their dens via a clam gun at low tide during mid-day.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fat Innkeeper Worm Urechis caupo

Observer

angie94945

Date

January 21, 2012

Description

The infamous weenie worm! Very cool inkeeper worm that my professor was on the hunt for, we finally found one after a good hour!

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

naturalist

Date

the past
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Description from Wikipedia

The Echiura, or spoon worms, are a small group of marine animals. Once treated as a separate phylum, they are now universally considered to represent derived annelid worms. The Echiura fossilise poorly and the earliest known specimen is from the Upper Carboniferous (called the Pennsylvanian in North America). However, U-shaped fossil burrows that could be Echiuran have been found dating back to the Cambrian.

No range data available.