WoRMS taxon details

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

122536  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122536)

accepted
Species
marine
Müller, O. F. (1774). Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaecorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Havniæ (Copenhagen) & Lipsiæ (Leipzig), Heineck & Faber. 1: 1-214., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50344 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Artic south to Cape Cod and east of Long...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Artic south to Cape Cod and east of Long Island Sound but see Identification note. [details]
Gibson, R. (2005). Lineus ruber. In: Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2017). World Nemertea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122536 on 2017-12-13

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original description Müller, O. F. (1774). Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaecorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Havniæ (Copenhagen) & Lipsiæ (Leipzig), Heineck & Faber. 1: 1-214., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50344 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Gibson, R. (2001). Nemertini (Nemertae), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (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: pp. 152-156 (look up in IMIS[details]   

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

additional source Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. (1984). Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.  [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p. [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]   

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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Krämer, D.; Schmidt, C.; Podsiadlowski, L.; Beckers, P.; Horn, L.; Von Döhren, J. (2016). Unravelling the Lineus ruber/viridis species complex (Nemertea, Heteronemertea). Zoologica Scripta. , available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zsc.12185
note: Most recent taxonomic treatment of complex, separating the two species and designating neotypes. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertes obscura sensu Desor, 1848) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorlasia gesserensis) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciola rubra Müller, 1774) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorlasia purpurea) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorlasia rufa) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus fuscescens) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus gesserensis ruber) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoseidon ruber Müller, 1774) Kajihara H, Chernyshev AV, Sun S-C, Sundberg P, Crandall FB. 2008. Checklist of nemertean genera and species (Nemertea) published between 1995 and 2007. Spec Diver. 13:245–274. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Artic south to Cape Cod and east of Long Island Sound but see Identification note. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Infralittoral of the Gulf of St Lawrence? and estuary but see Identification note. Littoral in Gulf of Maine, Bay of Fundy south to Cape Cod. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification In NW Atlantic, Lineus ruber and Lineus viridis are commonly confused, especially with larger, dark-colored specimens. Head is reddish in former, greenish (but with reddish brain) in latter. [details]

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]
 

Feeding Type
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
LanguageName 
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]