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Argonemertes hillii

Hill's nemertean

Specimens 23-45 mm long, 1.5-5 mm wide. Purple brown dorsally, with two bright red lateral bands extending over the anterior two-thirds of the body. Posterior end dark, to almost black, and tapered almost to a point. Ventral surface a light mottled brown. Proboscis a light pinkish colour. Eyes in two paired groups, total number about 40. Sexes separate.

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Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL
Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL
Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL

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Species information

  • Argonemertes hillii Scientific name
  • Hill's nemertean Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 426.51m Recorded at altitude
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