WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoglossus aurantiaca Girard, 1853

175476  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:175476)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Girard (1853) Stimpsonia aurantiaca, (a Balanoglossus). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6: 367. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription It was originally thought to be a nemertean.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription It was originally thought to be a nemertean. [details]
Konikoff, C.; Swalla, Billie J.; Shenkar, N. (2011). Balanoglossus aurantiaca Girard, 1853. In: Shenkar, N.; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2017). Hemichordata World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=175476 on 2017-12-15

Date
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2005-07-18 07:07:26Z
created
2010-09-22 18:11:11Z
changed
2011-05-06 20:29:07Z
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2011-08-19 16:19:09Z
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original description Girard (1853) Stimpsonia aurantiaca, (a Balanoglossus). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6: 367. [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]   

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnknown type USNM 42832, locality Virginia (Chesapeake Bay) [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription It was originally thought to be a nemertean. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Sometimes this species is referred to as 'aurantiacus'. In the original manuscript the species name is 'aurantiaca'. [details]