WoRMS taxon details

Nectonema agile Verrill, 1879

101152  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101152)

accepted
Species
Nectonema agilis Verrill, 1879 · unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect original spelling
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Nectonema agilis Verrill, 1879) Verrill, A. E. (1879). Notice of recent additions to the marine invertebrata of the northeastern coast of America, with descriptions of new genera and species and critical remarks on others. Part I. Annelida, Gephyraea, Nemertina, Nematoda, Polyzoa, Tunicata, Mollusca, Anthozoa, Echinodermata, Porifera. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 2: 165–205., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7303133 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters   
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]
WoRMS (2024). Nectonema agile Verrill, 1879. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101152 on 2024-06-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (of Nectonema agilis Verrill, 1879) Verrill, A. E. (1879). Notice of recent additions to the marine invertebrata of the northeastern coast of America, with descriptions of new genera and species and critical remarks on others. Part I. Annelida, Gephyraea, Nemertina, Nematoda, Polyzoa, Tunicata, Mollusca, Anthozoa, Echinodermata, Porifera. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 2: 165–205., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7303133 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Neuhaus, B.; van der Land, J. (2001). Cephalorhyncha (=Loricifera, Priapulida, Kinorhyncha, Nematomorpha), <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 159-160 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc., London.</em> 693 pp. [pdf copepod and branchiuran :445-455]. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Howson, C.M. & B.E. Picton. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Diet do not feed as adults but as larvae they commonly parasitises arthropods. [details]

Dimensions males range in length from 50-200 mm and female 30-60 mm. [details]

Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]

Habitat adults are free-living, larvae are endoparasites of marine crustacea [details]

Reproduction dimorphic each with paired gonads. Eggs are laid in the water [details]
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English hair worm  [details]