WoRMS taxon details

Tetrastemma vermiculus (Quatrefages, 1846)

122806  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:122806)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and Long Island Sound  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and Long Island Sound [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2018). World Nemertea Database. Tetrastemma vermiculus (Quatrefages, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=122806 on 2018-05-27
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), 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 Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 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 Norenburg, J. L. 2009. Nemertea of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 553–558 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [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  (ofPolia vermiculus) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From other sources
Authority (de Quatrefages, 1846) [details]

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]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and Long Island Sound [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]

remark species fragment easily when handled [details]