WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeioglossus psammophilus Worsaae, Sterrer, Kaul-Strehlow, Hay-Schmidt & Giribet, 2012

710133  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:710133)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Worsaae et al. (2012) An Anatomical Description of a Miniaturized Acorn Worm (Hemichordata, Enteropneusta) with Asexual Reproduction by Paratomy. PLoS ONE 7(11):e48529., available online at http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0048529 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology From the Greek, psammon- ("sand") and philos...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology From the Greek, psammon- ("sand") and philos ("friend"), referring to the interstitial life habit of the adults. [details]
Konikoff, C. (2012). Meioglossus psammophilus Worsaae, Sterrer, Kaul-Strehlow, Hay-Schmidt & Giribet, 2012. 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=710133 on 2017-12-18

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original description Worsaae et al. (2012) An Anatomical Description of a Miniaturized Acorn Worm (Hemichordata, Enteropneusta) with Asexual Reproduction by Paratomy. PLoS ONE 7(11):e48529., available online at http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0048529 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology From the Greek, psammon- ("sand") and philos ("friend"), referring to the interstitial life habit of the adults. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Sexual reproduction is likely, with sperm in paired testes or free in metacoel. Asexual reproduction by transverse fission, in the form of paratomy, had not been previously described in any other enteropneust species. [details]