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Cyphonautes day

The name cyphonautes was created by Ehrenberg (1834), who first saw the tiny creature on Nov. 25, 1832 (Hyman 1959).

Cyphonautes larva of the bryozoan Membranipora membranacea.
Cyphonautes larva of the bryozoan Membranipora membranacea after being fed red micro-algae.
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Lineus longissimus, the longest worm on the planet

Lineus longissimus, the longest worm in the planet.
Adult specimen of the nemertean Lineus longissimus. This photo is now available in the Wikimedia Commons.