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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus ruber (Müller, 1774) 
AphiaID: 122536

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertea (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnopla (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronemertea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus ruber (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus Sowerby, 1806
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorlasia gesserensis (synonym (partim))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorlasia purpurea (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorlasia rufa (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus fuscescens (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciola rubra Müller, 1774 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus gesserensis ruber (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus purpureus (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia carnea Diesing (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia fusca Fabricius, 1780 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes communis Beneden, 1861 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes fusca Fabricius, 1780 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes fuscescens (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes gesserensis (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes obscura sensu Desor, 1848 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes octoculata Keferstein, 1862 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes olivacea Johnston, 1837 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes opaca (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes purpurea Johnston, 1837 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes rufa (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotospermus gesserensis (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotospermus viridis (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria carnea Rathke, 1799 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria fusca Fabricius, 1780 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria fuscescens Fabricius, 1798 (synonym, also Nemertes fuscescens)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria gesserensis Müller, 1788 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria octoculata Johnston, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolia gracilis Girard, 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolystemma carneum Müller, 1774 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoseidon colei Girard, 1852 (synonym)
Sources  original description Muller, O.F. 1773-1774. Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaecorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Vol. 1, unpaginated preface, bibliography and table of contents, 32 pp., and 1-136 [1773]; pars altera, 1-72, and unpaginated index 10 pp.[1774]; vol. 2, pp. I-XXVI [= 1-36], 1-214 [1774]. Havniæ [Copenhagen]& Lipsiæ [Leipzig], Heineck & Faber., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50344 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvariabel slimbændel  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrode snoerworm  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred ribbon worm  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornémerte rouge  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrote Nemertine  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus ruber f. ß accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRamphogordius sanguineus (Rathke, 1799)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [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]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (79 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (12 nucleotides; 6 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Nemertea Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Borlasia gesserensis (partim) = Lineus ruber
Gordius gesserensis (partim) = Lineus ruber
Gordius minor (partim) = Lineus ruber
Lineus gesserensis (partim) = Lineus ruber
Lineus obscurus (partim) may be synonym to Lineus ruber , but there still is some uncertainty about the genusname of the first mentionned species [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Artic south to Cape Cod and east of Long Island Sound [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122536
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gibson, Raymond
2005-07-18 07:07:26Z  checked  Gibson, Raymond
  
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  Citation: Gibson, R. (2014). Lineus ruber. In: Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R. (2014) World Nemertea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122536 on 2014-12-28
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