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fireworm

(ˈfaɪəˌwɜːm)
n
(Animals) any of several varieties of segmented marine-dwelling worm of the genus Polychaeta, commonly red or orange in colour, with bristles which produce a highly irritating toxin
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Eurythoe complanata (Polychaeta: Amphinomidae), the 'cosmopolitan' fireworm, consists of at least three cryptic species.
Witman, "Effects of predation by the fireworm Hermodice carunculata on milleporid hydrocorals," Bulletin of Marine Science, vol.
Includes Phoenix, Hellhound, Fireworm, Salamander Man, First Flight.
The report provides insights into the function of fireworm bioluminescence and moves scientists closer to identifying the molecular basis of the light.
Using a fluorescence method to track the bacteria, the scientists found that, during winter, the coral-infecting bacterium takes refuge in a marine fireworm, Hermodice carunculata.
In Canada, microencapsulated pheromone products are available to use with conventional spray equiment to combat the blackheaded fireworm, the grape berry moth, the pine shoot borer and the tomato pinworm.
Phylum Annelida Class Polychaeta Order Amphinomida Family Amphinomidae Chloeia viridis Schmarda 1861 Ornate fireworm (Fig.
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In addition to being an effective antiseptic, it's great for relieving the pain of stings from catfish, jellyfish, corals, fireworms and stingrays.
But many other species are woven in, including other insects, Bermuda fireworms, spiny lobsters, whales, mice, terrestrial flatworms, and even bacteria.
These include organisms that come into contact with, or feed on, corals such as fireworms, snails, and corallivorous fishes (Weil and Rogers, 2011).