WoRMS taxon details

Andracantha mergi Lundström, 1942

159681  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159681)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters   
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]
Gibson, D. (2018). World List of marine Acanthocephala. Andracantha mergi Lundström, 1942. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159681 on 2018-05-27
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2005-05-30 08:27:04Z
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2010-01-26 06:51:47Z
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basis of record Amin, O.M. 1998. Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States: Acanthocephala. NOAA Technical Report NMFS 135. U.S. Department of Commerce. 27 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet obligate intestinal parasites that lack their own digestive system. [details]

Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]

Habitat adults: vertebrate intestinal tracts  [details]

Reproduction dioecious [details]

remark definitive host: Mergus serrator (bird), Gavia stellata (bird), Aythya affinis (bird), Nycticorax nycticorax (bird), Haliaeetus leucocephalus (bird), Pholis gunnellus (fish) [details]