Key: Phylum Hemichordata
Created primarily from descriptions in:
King, G.M., C. Giray, and I. Kornfield, 1994. A new
bromphenolosus (Hemichordata: Enteropneusta: Harrimaniidae)
America. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
Smith, Shannon E., Rob Douglas, Karen Burke da Silva, and
Swalla, 2003. Morphological and molecular identification of Saccoglossus
species (Hemichordata: Harrimaniidae) in the Pacific
Journal of Zoology 81: pp 133-141
Only two species of Hemichordates, all Enteropneusts in Family
and genus Saccoglossus, have been described on the
|| 26-53 pairs of gill bars, bright orange
proboscis and collar.
Trunk orange to yellow. Deep dorsal groove on
of proboscis (only visible by special preparation) has two bars which
out at an angle posteriorly and do not turn to project directly
Found mostly on exposed shores, in sand or under rocks.
||60-123 pairs of gill bars, proboscis yellowish, beige,
tan, or creamy
white. Collar orange, brick red, or reddish-green.
orange, brown, yellowish brown, or yellowish white. Shallow
groove on proboscis. Skeleton of proboscis (only visible by
preparation) has two bars which project out at an angle posteriorly,
turn and proceed directly posteriorly. Found mostly on
shores in muddy sand.
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