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Salinella: Monoblastozoa

Physical Characteristics, Behavior And ReproductionGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, SALINELLA AND PEOPLE, CONSERVATION STATUS

Salinella has been found only in Argentina.

Scientists do not know where Salinella lives under natural conditions.


Salinella eats by ingesting small particles into its internal cavity. Undigested particles are carried to the anus by the movement of hairlike fibers.


Salinella has no known importance to people.


Salinella is not threatened or endangered.


FOR MORE INFORMATION

Books:

Barnes, R. S. K., Peter Calow, and Peter Olive. The Invertebrates: A Synthesis. 3rd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2001.

Brusca, Richard C., Gary J. Brusca, and Nancy Haver. Invertebrates. 2nd ed. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer, 2002.

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