Green Spoon Worm

Metabonellia haswelli (Johnston & Tiegs, 1920)

Body dark green with paler warty swellings. Two ventral chaetae just posterior to the mouth, but these are difficult to see except in dissection. Proboscis forked, terminal arms shorter than stem

How to identify Metabonellia haswelli?

What habitats does Metabonellia haswelli live in?

Under stones, usually in muddy, sheltered habitats

What is the distribution of Metabonellia haswelli?

Southern Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Metabonellia haswelli grow?

Body up to about 8 cm long

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