WoRMS taxon details

Carcinonemertes carcinophila (Kölliker, 1845)

122701  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122701)

accepted
Species
marine
Kölliker, A. (1845). Lineola, Choraima, Polycystis, neue Wurmgattungen und neue Arten von Nemertes. Verhandl. d. schweizerischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft bei ihrer 29. Vers. zu Chur 1844, Chur 1845, 8, pp 96-98. [details]   
Distribution whole Atlantic coast  
Distribution whole Atlantic coast [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2020). World Nemertea Database. Carcinonemertes carcinophila (Kölliker, 1845). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122701 on 2020-10-30
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-07-18 07:07:26Z
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original description Kölliker, A. (1845). Lineola, Choraima, Polycystis, neue Wurmgattungen und neue Arten von Nemertes. Verhandl. d. schweizerischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft bei ihrer 29. Vers. zu Chur 1844, Chur 1845, 8, pp 96-98. [details]   

original description  (of Polia involuta Beneden, 1861) Beneden, P.J. (1861). La Faune littorale de Belgique - Turbellaries. <em>Memoires de l'Academie royale des sciences de Belgique.</em> 33:1-180, pls. 1-31., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32732165
page(s): 18 [details]   

original description  (of Polia xanthopila Giard, 1888) Giard, A. (1888). Le laboratoire de Wimereux en 1888 (Recherches faunistiques). <em>Bulletin Scientifique de la France et de la Belgique.</em> 19(3): 492-513.
page(s): 496 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Norenburg, J. L. 2009. Nemertea of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 553–558 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. <em>Boston : Houghton Mifflin.</em> 329p. [details]   

source of synonymy Bürger, O. (1904). Nemertini. Das Tierreich, 20: 1-151 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Humes, A.G. (1942). The morphology, taxonomy, and bionomics of the nemertean genus Carcinonemertes. <em>Illinois Biological Monographs. University of Illinois Press.</em> 18: 1-105. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet parasitic on host [details]

Dimensions in males, length up to 25 mm and females up to 40 mm [details]

Distribution whole Atlantic coast [details]

Ecology on gills and eggs of crabs [details]

Habitat parasitic on crabs (on gills) [details]

Importance parasitic on commercial crabs (Ovalipes, Carcinus, Callinectes) [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate; fertilization is external for most species. Asexual reproduction also occurs by fragmentation [details]

Spelling In Müller (2004) as Carcinomertes carcinophila[details]

remark species fragment easily when handled [details]
LanguageName 
English crab nemertean  [details]