WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygonemertes virescens (Verrill, 1879)

156323  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156323)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy south at least to Chesapeake Bay  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy south at least to Chesapeake Bay [details]
Gibson, R. (2005). Zygonemertes virescens (Verrill, 1879). 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=156323 on 2017-12-13

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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 Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiporus agilis (Verrill, 1874)) Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   

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

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionemertes agilis Verrill, 1874) 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 40 mm by 2 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy south at least to Chesapeake 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 editorremark species fragment easily when handled [details]