WoRMS taxon details

Amphiporus lactifloreus (Johnston, 1828)

122666  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122666)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Planaria lactiflorea Johnston, 1828) Johnston, G. (1828). Contributions to the British fauna. <em>Zoological Journal.</em> 3: 175-180., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/39584 [details]   

(of Nemertes lactiflorea (Johnston, 1828)) Johnston, G. (1828). Contributions to the British fauna. <em>Zoological Journal.</em> 3: 175-180., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/39584 [details]   
Distribution Lower St. Lawrence Estuary; Cobscook Bay  
Distribution Lower St. Lawrence Estuary; 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. (2021). World Nemertea Database. Amphiporus lactifloreus (Johnston, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122666 on 2021-10-21
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-07-18 07:07:26Z
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2021-04-04 16:44:39Z
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original description  (of Planaria lactiflorea Johnston, 1828) Johnston, G. (1828). Contributions to the British fauna. <em>Zoological Journal.</em> 3: 175-180., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/39584 [details]   

original description  (of Nemertes lactiflorea (Johnston, 1828)) Johnston, G. (1828). Contributions to the British fauna. <em>Zoological Journal.</em> 3: 175-180., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/39584 [details]   

original description  (of Polia berea Quatrefages, 1846) Quatrefages, A. de. (1845). Etudes sur les types inférieurs de l'embranchement des annelés: mémoire sur quelques planairées marines appartenant aux genres Tricelis (Ehr.), Polycelis (Ehr.), Prosthiostomum (Nob.), Proceros (Nob.), Eolidiceros (Nob.), et Stylochus (Ehr). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, (3) Zool 4: 326 or 129-184 [details]   

original description  (of Polia mutabilis Quatrefages, 1846) Quatrefages, A. de. (1845). Etudes sur les types inférieurs de l'embranchement des annelés: mémoire sur quelques planairées marines appartenant aux genres Tricelis (Ehr.), Polycelis (Ehr.), Prosthiostomum (Nob.), Proceros (Nob.), Eolidiceros (Nob.), et Stylochus (Ehr). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, (3) Zool 4: 326 or 129-184 [details]   

original description  (of Polia mandilla Quatrefages, 1846) Quatrefages, A. de. (1845). Etudes sur les types inférieurs de l'embranchement des annelés: mémoire sur quelques planairées marines appartenant aux genres Tricelis (Ehr.), Polycelis (Ehr.), Prosthiostomum (Nob.), Proceros (Nob.), Eolidiceros (Nob.), et Stylochus (Ehr). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, (3) Zool 4: 326 or 129-184 [details]   

original description  (of Polia glauca Quatrefages, 1846) Quatrefages, A. de. (1845). Etudes sur les types inférieurs de l'embranchement des annelés: mémoire sur quelques planairées marines appartenant aux genres Tricelis (Ehr.), Polycelis (Ehr.), Prosthiostomum (Nob.), Proceros (Nob.), Eolidiceros (Nob.), et Stylochus (Ehr). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, (3) Zool 4: 326 or 129-184 [details]   

original description  (of Polia violacea Quatrefages, 1846) Quatrefages, A. de. (1845). Etudes sur les types inférieurs de l'embranchement des annelés: mémoire sur quelques planairées marines appartenant aux genres Tricelis (Ehr.), Polycelis (Ehr.), Prosthiostomum (Nob.), Proceros (Nob.), Eolidiceros (Nob.), et Stylochus (Ehr). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, (3) Zool 4: 326 or 129-184 [details]   

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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 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. <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 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
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]

From other sources
Authority (Johnston, 1827-28) [details]

Dimensions length up to 100 mm by 5 mm [details]

Distribution Lower St. Lawrence Estuary; Cobscook Bay [details]

Habitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [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]
LanguageName 
Danish orange slimbændel  [details]
English milk-white ribbon worm  [details]
German Milchweißer SchnurwurmHeller SchnurwurmHelle Nemertine  [details]