WoRMS name details

Drepanophorus lankesteri

159495  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159495)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
Not documented
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2018). World Nemertea Database. Drepanophorus lankesteri. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159495 on 2018-07-20
Date
action
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2005-05-30 08:27:04Z
created
2005-07-18 07:07:26Z
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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]   

source of synonymy Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet 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]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat benthic, living under rocks or in burrows in soft substrata, or crawling among algae, hydroids, or in bottom debris [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate; fertilization is external for most species. Asexual reproduction also occurs by fragmentation [details]

remark species fragment easily when handled [details]