WoRMS taxon details

Saccoglossus bromophenolosus King, Giray & Kornfield, 1994

158484  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158484)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
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]   
Holotype  USNM 168049, locality Gulf of Maine/Bay of...  
Holotype USNM 168049, locality Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy (Lowes Cove, Maine) [details]
Distribution This species has been found in the cold temperate northwest Atlantic and the cold temperate northeast Pacific.  
Distribution This species has been found in the cold temperate northwest Atlantic and the cold temperate northeast Pacific. [details]

Etymology The species name is derived from 2,4-dibromophenol and the Latin suffix -osus.  
Etymology The species name is derived from 2,4-dibromophenol and the Latin suffix -osus. [details]
Shenkar, N.; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2018). Hemichordata World Database. Saccoglossus bromophenolosus King, Giray & Kornfield, 1994. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158484 on 2018-04-23
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2006-04-18 12:43:45Z
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2008-01-04 16:37:03Z
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2011-05-06 20:29:07Z
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2011-08-19 16:19:09Z
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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]   

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Holotype USNM 168049, locality Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy (Lowes Cove, Maine) [details]
Paratype USNM 168050, locality Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy (Lowes Cove, Maine) [details]
Paratype USNM 168051, locality Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy (Lowes Cove, Maine) [details]
Paratype USNM 168052, locality Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy (Lowes Cove, Maine) [details]
From editor or global species database
Distribution This species has been found in the cold temperate northwest Atlantic and the cold temperate northeast Pacific. [details]

Etymology The species name is derived from 2,4-dibromophenol and the Latin suffix -osus. [details]

Habitat They are benthic and live in burrows. They can be found in subtidal zones, or in silty sand in intertidal zones. [details]

Length S. bromophenolosus can attain a length up to 20cm. [details]

From other sources
Diet mucusciliary feeders, but also swallow a considerable amount of sand and presumably obtain nourishment from detritus ingested at the same time [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate but may be indistinguishable externally; fertilization is external (dispersed in water) [details]