Rugiloricus cauliculus

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Rugiloricus cauliculus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Loricifera
Class: Nanaloricea
Order: Nanaloricida
Family: Pliciloricidae
Genus: Rugiloricus
Species: Rugiloricus cauliculus
Higgins & Kristensen, 1986

Rugiloricus cauliculus is a species of marine animal of the phylum Loricifera and the family Pliciloricidae. It was described by Higgins & Kristensen in 1986.[1]


This species is noted for the coast of Atlantic Ocean of North Carolina, United States.[2]


  1. ^ Higgins, Robert P.; Kristensen, Reinhardt M. 1986: New Loricifera from southeastern United States coastal waters Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 438 Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington D.C.. III, 70 pp. ISSN 0081-0282
  2. ^ World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Rugiloricus cauliculus Higgins & Kristensen, 1986 AphiaID: 154511

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