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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectonema agile Verrill, 1879 
AphiaID: 101152

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalorhyncha (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematomorpha (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGordioida (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNectonematida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectonematidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectonema (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectonema Verrill, 1879
Sources  original description Verrill A. E. (1879). Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the east coast of North America. American Journal of Science and Arts (3) 17: 309-315 [aprile]; (3)18 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhair worm  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Andrews [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (51 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet do not feed as adults but as larvae they commonly parasitises arthropods. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions males range in length from 50-200 mm and female 30-60 mm. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat adults are free-living, larvae are endoparasites of marine crustacea [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction dimorphic each with paired gonads. Eggs are laid in the water [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101152
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Neuhaus, Birger
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Nectonema agile Verrill, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101152 on 2014-08-22
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