WoRMS taxon details

Polymorphus botulus (Van Cleave, 1916)

100635  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:100635)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the...  
Distribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) [details]
Gibson, D. (2019). World List of marine Acanthocephala. Polymorphus botulus (Van Cleave, 1916). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=100635 on 2019-01-17
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basis of record Gibson, D.I. (2001). Acanthocephala, <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. 176-177 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Costello, M.J.; Emblow, C.; White, R. (Ed.). (2001). 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, 50. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-538-0. 463 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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 obligate intestinal parasites that lack their own digestive system. [details]

Distribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) [details]

Habitat non-marine origin (but recorded from the sea) [details]

Habitat endoparasite found in Homard americanus [details]

Reproduction dioecious [details]

remark definitive hosts include: Somateria dresseri, Melanitta perspicillata, M. nigra, M. fusca [details]