WoRMS taxon details

Meioglossus 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]   
Etymology From the Greek, psammon- ("sand") and philos ("friend"), referring to the interstitial life habit of the adults.  
Etymology From the Greek, psammon- ("sand") and philos ("friend"), referring to the interstitial life habit of the adults. [details]
Shenkar, N.; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2018). Hemichordata World Database. Meioglossus psammophilus Worsaae, Sterrer, Kaul-Strehlow, Hay-Schmidt & Giribet, 2012. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=710133 on 2018-06-19
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2012-11-09 17:26:27Z
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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  Type locality 
 

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Etymology From the Greek, psammon- ("sand") and philos ("friend"), referring to the interstitial life habit of the adults. [details]

Reproduction 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]