WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanoglossus australiensis Hill, 1894

266569  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266569)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Hill J (1894) Preliminary note on a Balanoglossus from the coast of New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 2: 324. [details]   
Konikoff, C.; van der Land, J. (2011). Balanoglossus australiensis Hill, 1894. 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=266569 on 2017-12-13

Date
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2008-01-04 16:37:03Z
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2011-08-19 16:19:09Z
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original description Hill J (1894) Preliminary note on a Balanoglossus from the coast of New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 2: 324. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Gordon, D.P.; Cooper, R.A.; Campbell, H.J. (2009). Phylum Hemichordata: acorn worms, pterobranchs, graptolites, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 401-408. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat They live in burrows 8-10in deep in fine tidal sand. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength Larger members of this species can reach 20cm long. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy B. australiensis was formerly classified as Ptychodera.  [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUbius Kesteven, 1913 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUbius hilli Kesteven, 1913 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)