WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineus arenicola (Verrill, 1873)

155881  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:155881)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Chesapeake Bay  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Chesapeake Bay [details]
Gibson, R. (2005). Lineus arenicola (Verrill, 1873). 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=155881 on 2017-12-11

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basis of record 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 Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 329p. [details]   

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

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHecate arenicola) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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 1.6 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Chesapeake Bay [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 editorremark species fragment easily when handled [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandy lineus  [details]