WoRMS taxon details

Nectonema agile Verrill, 1879

101152  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101152)

accepted
Species
marine
Verrill A. E. (1879). Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the east coast of North America. <i>American Journal of Science and Arts (3) 17</i>: 309-315 [aprile]; (3)18 [details]   
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters   
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]
WoRMS (2018). Nectonema agile Verrill, 1879. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101152 on 2018-12-13
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original description Verrill A. E. (1879). Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the east coast of North America. <i>American Journal of Science and Arts (3) 17</i>: 309-315 [aprile]; (3)18 [details]   

basis of record Neuhaus, B.; van der Land, J. (2001). Cephalorhyncha (=Loricifera, Priapulida, Kinorhyncha, Nematomorpha), <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. 159-160 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet do not feed as adults but as larvae they commonly parasitises arthropods. [details]

Dimensions males range in length from 50-200 mm and female 30-60 mm. [details]

Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]

Habitat adults are free-living, larvae are endoparasites of marine crustacea [details]

Reproduction dimorphic each with paired gonads. Eggs are laid in the water [details]
 

LanguageName 
English hair worm  [details]