WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus lacteus (Leidy, 1851)

147322  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:147322)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay to Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy species fragment easily when handled  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy species fragment easily when handled [details]
Gibson, R. (2005). Cerebratulus lacteus (Leidy, 1851). In: Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2017). World Nemertea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=147322 on 2018-01-24

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basis of record Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

additional source Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. (1984). Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.  [details]   

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

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 Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [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 Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia lactea Leidy, 1851) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus acteus) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus ingens) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia ingens) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia lizziae) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia pocohontas) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrura lactea (Hubrecht)) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrura lactea (Hubrecht)) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Cerebratulus lacteus (partim) = Micrura candida [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 1200 mm by 22 mm (has been reported up to 4 m long) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Cobscook Bay to Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [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 species fragment easily when handled [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormilky nemertean  [details]