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Amphiporus caecus Verrill, 1892

156288  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156288)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras, including Cobscook Bay  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras, 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. (2018). World Nemertea Database. Amphiporus caecus Verrill, 1892. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156288 on 2019-12-09
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Amphiporus caecus Verrill, 1892. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156288 on 2019-12-09
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2005-05-11 09:52:51Z
created

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

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 Hallezia hastata (partim) = Amphiporus caecus [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 40 mm by 3 mm [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras, 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]
 

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