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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccoglossus bromophenolosus King, Giray & Kornfield, 1994 
AphiaID: 158484

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemichordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteropneusta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Enteropneusta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarrimaniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccoglossus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccoglossus bromophenolosus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccoglossus Schimkewitsch, 1892
Sources  original description King GM, Giray C, Kornfield I (1994). A new hemichordate, Saccoglossus bromophenolosus (Hemichordata: Enteropneusta: Harrimaniidae) from North America. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 107: 383-390., available online at http://biostor.org/reference/81232 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence - Eastern Scotian Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelf [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPuget Trough/Georgia Basin [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 168049, locality Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy (Lowes Cove, Maine) [details]

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 4 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Swalla Lab Page 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Hemichordata Collection 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species has been found in the cold temperate northwest Atlantic and the cold temperate northeast Pacific. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name is derived from 2,4-dibromophenol and the Latin suffix -osus. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat They are benthic and live in burrows. They can be found in subtidal zones, or in silty sand in intertidal zones. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength S. bromophenolosus can attain a length up to 20cm. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet mucusciliary feeders, but also swallow a considerable amount of sand and presumably obtain nourishment from detritus ingested at the same time [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction sexes are separate but may be indistinguishable externally; fertilization is external (dispersed in water) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Saccoglossus bromophenolosus Photo from the BJ Swalla collection
Saccoglossus bromophen...
Photographs of live Saccoglossus worms :(A) Saccoglossus bromophenolosus;  (B) Saccoglossus pusillus
Photographs of live Sa...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158484
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2006-04-18 12:43:45Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-04 16:37:03Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2011-05-06 20:29:07Z  changed  Swalla, Billie J.
2011-08-19 16:19:09Z  changed  Konikoff, Charlotte
  
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  Citation: Konikoff, C.; Swalla, Billie J.; van der Land, J. (2014). Saccoglossus bromophenolosus King, Giray & Kornfield, 1994. In: Shenkar, N; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2014) Hemichordata World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158484 on 2014-12-26
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