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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus caecus Verrill, 1892 
AphiaID: 156288

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
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstemma collaris (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstemma resplendens (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [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 (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 Hallezia hastata (partim) = Amphiporus caecus [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 40 mm by 3 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:156288
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2005-05-11 09:52:51Z  created  Gibson, Raymond
  
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  Citation: Gibson, R. (2014). Amphiporus caecus 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=156288 on 2014-08-22
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