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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis (Abildgaard, 1806) 
AphiaID: 122817

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 editorOerstediidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia Quatrefages, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstemma gordius Parfitt, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHecate dorsalis (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstdia dorsalis (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. albolineata (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. cincta (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. marmorata (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. viridis (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia nigrimaculata (Gibson, 1988) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia tubicola Quartrefages, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParoerstedia nigrimaculata (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria dorsalis (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaria gordius (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolia farinosa Beneden, 1861 (synonym)
Sources  original description Abildgaard, P.C., 1806. In: O.F. Müller, Zoologia Danica, 4. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorØrsteds slimbændel  [details]
Direct child
taxa (5)

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis f. A accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia striata Sundberg, 1988
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. albolineata accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis (Abildgaard, 1806)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. cincta accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis (Abildgaard, 1806)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. marmorata accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis (Abildgaard, 1806)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis var. viridis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOerstedia dorsalis (Abildgaard, 1806)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Point [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (91 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (215 nucleotides; 71 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Oerstedia maculata (partim) = Oerstedia dorsalis [details]

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 editorDimensions length up to 20 mm by 2 mm [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:122817
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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). Oerstedia dorsalis. 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=122817 on 2014-08-30
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