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Fragilonemertes rosea (Leidy, 1851)

155868  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:155868)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Bay of Fundy south to Florida, including Cobscook Bay  
Distribution Bay of Fundy south to Florida, including Cobscook Bay [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2021). World Nemertea Database. Fragilonemertes rosea (Leidy, 1851). Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2021) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/CaRMS/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=155868 on 2024-04-20
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2024). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Fragilonemertes rosea (Leidy, 1851). Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=155868 on 2024-04-20
Date
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2005-05-03 13:42:47Z
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., London.</em> 693 pp. [pdf copepod and branchiuran :445-455]. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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 Gosner, K.L. (1979). A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore. Invertebrates and Seaweeds of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. <em>Wiley-Interscience, Boston.</em> 329pp., figs. 1-72, pls. 1-64. [pdf copepods only]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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 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 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 300 mm [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy south to Florida, 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]

remark species used to be named Micrura leidyi; species fragment easily when handled [details]
LanguageName 
English Leidy's micruran  [details]
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