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300071.000371Acrolophus piger (Dyar, 1900) – Piger Grass Tubeworm

Ken Childs
Similar Species:
  • Acrolophus piger [0371] and Acrolophus forbesi [0353] belong to different groups but look the same and can't be separated without the genitalia or a good look at features of the head. Eyes in A. forbesi are naked or with very short setae and look naked. Eyes in A. piger are setose. ~ P. Jump
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ortholophus piger Dyar, 1900
Acrolophus piger
Mike Quinn
Acrolophus piger
Arlene Ripley - [T]
Acrolophus piger
Ann Hendrickson
Acrolophus piger
David Copeland
Acrolophus piger
Peter Homann
Acrolophus piger
16mm – Jim Vargo

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