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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProcephalothrix spiralis (Coe, 1930) 
AphiaID: 147117

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertea (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeonemertea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalothricidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProcephalothrix (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalothrix spiralis Coe, 1930
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProcephalothrix Wijnhoff, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalothrix Ă–rsted, 1843
Sources  basis of record Gibson, R. (2005) Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortread nemertean  [details]
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 editorMinister's Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPea Point [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
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 (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Procephalothrix spiralis
= Cephalothrix linearis (partim) [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 100 mm by 1 mm. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia south to Long Island, 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 editorremark species fragment easily when handled [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:147117
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-02 11:37:21Z  created  Gibson, Raymond
2011-05-26 16:05:56Z  changed  Norenburg, Jon
  
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  Citation: Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R. (2014). Procephalothrix spiralis (Coe, 1930). 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=147117 on 2014-08-27
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