WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus lacteus (Leidy, 1851) 
AphiaID: 147322

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertea (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnopla (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronemertea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus Renier, 1804
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus acteus (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerebratulus ingens (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia ingens (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia lactea Leidy, 1851 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia lizziae (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeckelia pocohontas (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrura lactea (Hubrecht) (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Gibson, R. (2005) Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormilky nemertean  [details]
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 editorCanada [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGilberts Cove [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLorneville Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Andrews [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsle of Man [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlymouth [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPagan Point [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUSA [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
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 (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (115 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (53 nucleotides; 60 proteins) 
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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:147322
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-04 13:00:54Z  created  Gibson, Raymond
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Gibson, R. (2014). Cerebratulus lacteus (Leidy, 1851). 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=147322 on 2014-07-25
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License