WoRMS taxon details

Amphiporus angulatus (Müller, 1774)

122645  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122645)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod and beyond in deep water, including Cobscook Bay  
Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod and beyond in deep water, including Cobscook Bay [details]

Taxonomy Suborder: Monostilifera, according to Trott (2004).. species fragment easily when handled  
Taxonomy Suborder: Monostilifera, according to Trott (2004).. species fragment easily when handled [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2018). World Nemertea Database. Amphiporus angulatus (Müller, 1774). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122645 on 2018-10-21
Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-07-18 07:07:26Z
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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 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 Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [details]   

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

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. <em>Boston : Houghton Mifflin.</em> 329p. [details]   

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

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 Amphiporus angulatus (partim) = Nipponnemertes bimaculata (Coe, 1901)
Amphiporus angulatus (partim) = Amphiporus arcticus [details]

Synonymy Cerebratulus angulatus (partim) = Amphiporus angulatus [details]

From other sources
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]

Dimensions length up to 150 mm by 4 mm [details]

Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod and beyond in deep water, including Cobscook Bay [details]

Habitat benthic, living under rocks or in burrows in soft substrata, or crawling among algae, hydroids, or in bottom debris [details]

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

Taxonomy Suborder: Monostilifera, according to Trott (2004).. species fragment easily when handled [details]
 

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English chevon amphiporus  [details]