WoRMS taxon details

Amphiporus angulatus (Müller, 1774)

122645  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122645)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Taxonomy Placed provisionally in family Neesidae by Chernyshev, 2005.  
Taxonomy Placed provisionally in family Neesidae by Chernyshev, 2005. [details]

Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod and beyond in deep water, including Cobscook Bay  
Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod and beyond in deep water, including Cobscook Bay [details]

Taxonomy Suborder: Monostilifera, according to Trott (2004).. species fragment easily when handled  
Taxonomy Suborder: Monostilifera, according to Trott (2004).. species fragment easily when handled [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2020). World Nemertea Database. Amphiporus angulatus (Müller, 1774). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122645 on 2020-12-06
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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basis of record Gibson, R. (2001). Nemertini (Nemertae), <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 152-156 (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 Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Meinkoth, N. A. (1981). Field guide to North American seashore creatures. <em>The Audubon Society.</em> 1-799. [details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. (1950). Field book of seashore life. <em>G.P. Putnam & Sons.</em> 1-888. [details]   

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

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Synonymy Cerebratulus angulatus (partim) = Amphiporus angulatus [details]

Synonymy Amphiporus angulatus (partim) = Nipponnemertes bimaculata (Coe, 1901)
Amphiporus angulatus (partim) = Amphiporus arcticus [details]

Taxonomy Placed provisionally in family Neesidae by Chernyshev, 2005. [details]

From other sources
Diet generally for group, they are carnivorous; in some cases only the body juices are ingested but the whole prey may be taken in. feed on protozoans, other microfauna and at times prey their own size [details]

Dimensions length up to 150 mm by 4 mm [details]

Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod and beyond in deep water, including Cobscook Bay [details]

Habitat benthic, living under rocks or in burrows in soft substrata, or crawling among algae, hydroids, or in bottom debris [details]

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

Taxonomy Suborder: Monostilifera, according to Trott (2004).. species fragment easily when handled [details]
LanguageName 
English chevon amphiporus  [details]
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