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Glossobalanus berkeleyi. Photo from the BJ Swalla collection

Glossobalanus berkeleyi. Photo from the BJ Swalla collection
Description: This hemichordate is a Ptychoderidae, as evidenced by a short proboscis and the prominent black hepatic sacs in the posterior abdominal region. Enteropneust hemichordates have an anterior proboscis, a neck region, and then the abdominal region, which contains the gill slits and gonads.
Author: Swalla, Billie J.
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WoRMS taxa
Glossobalanus berkeleyi Willey, 1931Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Konikoff, Charlotte 2011-08-19

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