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Hemichordata taxon details

Balanoglossus 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]   
Shenkar, N.; Swalla, B.J.; van der Land, J. (2018). Hemichordata World Database. Balanoglossus australiensis Hill, 1894. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/hemichordata/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266569 on 2018-05-25
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
Habitat They live in burrows 8-10in deep in fine tidal sand. [details]

Length Larger members of this species can reach 20cm long. [details]

Synonymy B. australiensis was formerly classified as Ptychodera.  [details]
 


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