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The penis worm

Luckily enough, the magnificent “penis worm” has no penis #priapulida

The penis worm (Priapulida).
Adult specimen of the priapulid Priapulus caudatus collected in Sweden.
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Classic drawing of a cyphonautes larva

Elegant schematic drawing of a bryozoan cyphonautes larva from 1907 https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10304879#page/324/mode/1up

Classic drawing of a cyphonautes larva.
Kupelwieser, Hans (1907) Untersuchungen über den feineren Bau und die Metamorphose des Cyphonautes. Zoologica.

Thanks to @BioDivLibrary. Made me smile 🙂

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Living cyphonautes larva

After the illustration, this is a living cyphonautes larva collected from the plankton.

Cyphonautes larva collected from the plankton.
Alvaro E. Migotto. Larva cifonauta. Banco de imagens Cifonauta. Disponível em: http://cifonauta.cebimar.usp.br/media/5662/ Acesso em: 2020-10-17.