WoRMS name details

Lineus bicolor Verrill, 1892

159501  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159501)

 unaccepted (Synonym)
Distribution Cape Cod south (rarely north to Gulf of Maine)  
Distribution Cape Cod south (rarely north to Gulf of Maine) [details]
Norenburg, J.; Gibson, R.; Herrera Bachiller, A.; Strand, M. (2018). World Nemertea Database. Lineus bicolor Verrill, 1892. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159501 on 2018-03-22
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2005-07-25 12:37:17Z

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basis of record Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. (1984). Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.  [details]   

additional source 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 Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [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 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 Gibson, R. (2005). Nemertina DB. Liverpool John Moore University, UK. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

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]

Dimensions length up to 50 mm by 1.5 mm [details]

Distribution Cape Cod south (rarely north to Gulf of Maine) [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]

English striped lineus  [details]