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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus groenlandicus Ørsted, 1843 
AphiaID: 122660

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertea (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnopla (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplonemertea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonostilifera (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumonostilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus groenlandicus (Species)
Status nomen dubium
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus Ehrenberg, 1831
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorlasia groenlandica (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeesia groenlandica (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBar Road [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras, including Cobscook Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic, living under rocks or in burrows in soft substrata, or crawling among algae, hydroids, or in bottom debris [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction sexes are separate; fertilization is external for most species. Asexual reproduction also occurs by fragmentation [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Suborder: Monostilifera, according to Trott (2004).. species fragment easily when handled [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122660
Taxonomic
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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). Amphiporus groenlandicus Ørsted, 1843. 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=122660 on 2014-12-19
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