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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus frontalis Verrill, 1892 
AphiaID: 147984

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 editorAmphiporidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus Ehrenberg, 1831
Sources  basis of record Gibson, R. (2005) Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK [details]

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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 editorBrandy Cove [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 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 120 mm by 5 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:147984
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-03-22 12:34:23Z  created  db_admin
2005-07-18 07:07:26Z  checked  Gibson, Raymond
  
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  Citation: Gibson, R. (2014). Amphiporus frontalis Verrill, 1892. 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=147984 on 2014-04-19
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