WoRMS taxon details

Cerebratulus fuscus (McIntosh, 1874)

122471  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122471)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Bay of Fundy, coast of Maine down to Cape Cod  
Distribution Bay of Fundy, coast of Maine down to Cape Cod [details]

Taxonomy species fragment easily when handled  
Taxonomy species fragment easily when handled [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2019). World Nemertea Database. Cerebratulus fuscus (McIntosh, 1874). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122471 on 2019-02-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-03-04 09:11:57Z
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basis of record Gibson, R. (2001). Nemertini (Nemertae), <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. 152-156 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 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 editor or global species database
Synonymy Cerebratulus fuscus (partim) = Cerebratulus marginatus [details]

From other sources
Authority (Mc Intosh, 1873-74) [details]

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]

Distribution Bay of Fundy, coast of Maine down to Cape Cod [details]

Habitat benthic, living under rocks or in burrows in soft substrata, or crawling among algae, hydroids, or in bottom debris; this species is also bathypelagic by swimming during periods of sexual activity [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate; fertilization is external for most species. Asexual reproduction also occurs by fragmentation [details]

Taxonomy species fragment easily when handled [details]
 

LanguageName 
English brown ribbon worm  [details]
German Brauner Schnurwurm  [details]