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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDioctophyma renale (Goeze, 1782) 
AphiaID: 159607

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdenophorea (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAdenophorea incertae sedis (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDioctophyma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDioctophyma Lamouroux, 1824
Source  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]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Feedingtype  parasite [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet parasitic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions generally, less than 1 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat generally, all substrata and in all sorts of hosts, both vertebrate and invertebrate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction sexes are separate and dimorphic (males smaller than females); fertilization internal, eggs retained through hatching [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159607
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 08:27:04Z  created  Claus, Simon
2010-02-17 14:25:35Z  changed  Kihara, Terue Cristina
2011-03-22 13:15:56Z  checked  Vanaverbeke, Jan
  
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  Citation: Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Dioctophyma renale (Goeze, 1782). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159607 on 2014-10-22
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