WoRMS taxon details

Nipponnemertes pulchra (Johnston, 1837)

122704  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122704)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2018). World Nemertea Database. Nipponnemertes pulchra (Johnston, 1837). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122704 on 2018-04-20
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-07-18 07:07:26Z
checked
2012-08-22 15:45:37Z
changed
2015-11-26 11:33:45Z
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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 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 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 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofNemertes pulchra) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAmphiporus bergendali Gering, 1912) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAmphiporus falklandicus Wheeler, 1934) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAmphiporus pulcher) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAmphiporus pulcher pulcher) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAmphiporus pusillus) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCratenemertes bergendali) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCratenemertes danae) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofNemertes (Nemertes) pulchra) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Synonymy Amphiporus lecointei (partim) = Nipponnemertes pulchra [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 50 mm by 5 mm [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [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]

Spelling Mentionned as Nipponnemertes pulchra [details]

Spelling In Müller (2004) as Nipponemertes pulchra [details]

remark species used to be called Amphiporus pulcher; species fragment easily when handled [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish smuk slimbændel  [details]