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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeioglossus psammophilus Worsaae, Sterrer, Kaul-Strehlow, Hay-Schmidt & Giribet, 2012 
AphiaID: 710133

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemichordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteropneusta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Enteropneusta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarrimaniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeioglossus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeioglossus psammophilus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeioglossus Worsaae, Sterrer, Kaul-Strehlow, Hay-Schmidt & Giribet, 2012
Source  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]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Caribbean [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo SNM Invertebrate Collections 
Notes 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:710133
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2012-11-09 17:26:27Z  created  Konikoff, Charlotte
  
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  Citation: Konikoff, C. (2014). Meioglossus psammophilus Worsaae, Sterrer, Kaul-Strehlow, Hay-Schmidt & Giribet, 2012. In: Shenkar, N; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2014) Hemichordata World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=710133 on 2014-12-19
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