WoRMS name details

Discocelides ellipsoides (Girard in Stimpson, 1854)

157973  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157973)

 unaccepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Acadian, north side of Cape Cod to Newfoundland, and extending south of the sub province limit; has been recorded in the...  
Distribution Acadian, north side of Cape Cod to Newfoundland, and extending south of the sub province limit; has been recorded in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Taxonomy Class: Acoelomorpha, Suborder: Acotylea, Superfamily: Planoceroidea, Subfamily: Phleniidae according to Trott (2004).   
Taxonomy Class: Acoelomorpha, Suborder: Acotylea, Superfamily: Planoceroidea, Subfamily: Phleniidae according to Trott (2004).  [details]
Tyler, S., Artois, T.; Schilling, S.; Hooge, M.; Bush, L.F. (eds) (2006-2023). World List of turbellarian worms: Acoelomorpha, Catenulida, Rhabditophora. Discocelides ellipsoides (Girard in Stimpson, 1854). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157973 on 2023-01-30
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2005-05-24 16:52:44Z
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2010-06-29 05:44:17Z
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2010-06-29 06:16:50Z
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basis of record 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 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 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 
    Definitions

From other sources
Diet generally, most turbellarians are carnivorous or are scavengers on dead animal tissue [details]

Distribution Acadian, north side of Cape Cod to Newfoundland, and extending south of the sub province limit; has been recorded in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Reproduction hermaphroditic yet self-fertilization is uncommon [details]

Taxonomy Class: Acoelomorpha, Suborder: Acotylea, Superfamily: Planoceroidea, Subfamily: Phleniidae according to Trott (2004).  [details]