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Kuphus polythalamia - Giant ShipWorm

  1. Apr 19, 2017 #1
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  3. Apr 24, 2017 #2
    Thanks for the thread! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post? The more details the better.
  4. Apr 24, 2017 #3

    jim mcnamara

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    They are odd beasties, look like a nail from Paul Bunyan's coffin. What makes them interesting is that they were known for a very long time by a partial specimen.
    The mother lode has been found and a specimen was thoroughly examined - what this article is about.
  5. Apr 26, 2017 #4

    Fervent Freyja

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    Too bad no dissection video has been released yet. This thing is also more closely related to plants than worms or clams! No telling how many vestigial organs/structures are still present!
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