Overview

Distribution

Punta Kriza (Punta Croce), Rovinj region, Croatia
Collection date: Mar 29, 1965
Depth: 6 m
Substrate: clean coarse sand

Essvic (Essvik), near Kristineberg, Sweden
Collection date: Jul-Oct, 1965
Depth: 30 m
Substrate: mud

Val di Cuvi (Kuzijski Zaliv, Uvala Kuvi), Rovinj region, Adriatic, Croatia
Collection date: Aug 26, 1967
Depth: 3 m
Substrate: coarse sand

off the East Coast, USA
Collection date: Nov 25, 1968
Depth: 41 m
Substrate: clean sand

Castle Roads, Bermuda Islands, Bermuda
Collection date: Feb 13, 1973
Depth: 8 m
Substrate: clean coarse sand
Comments: offshore

off the East Coast, USA
Collection date: May 1, 1974
Depth: 400 m
Substrate: fine sand

Puerto de San Nicolas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
Collection date: Feb 17, 1996
Depth: 2 m
Substrate: fine sand
Comments: in harbor

Lockwoods Folly Inlet, Oak Island, North Carolina, USA
Collection date: Oct 2002
Depth: shallow subtidal
Substrate: medium grained sand

coast of North Carolina, USA
Collection date: 1977 or earlier
Kind: default type
Depth: 20-60 m
Substrate: sand
Comments: is found in deep subtidal sand off North Carolina.
  • Sterrer W. 1998.  abstract/note. New and known Nemertodermatida (Playthelminthes-Acoelomorpha) -- a revision. Belgian J Zool 128: 55-92.
  • Hooge MD, Smith JPS. 2004.  abstract/note. New acoels (Acoela, Acoelomorpha) from North Carolina. Zootaxa 442: 1-24.
  • Tyler S, Rieger RM. 1977. index card avail.
     . Ultrastructural evidence for the systematic position of the Nemertodermatida (Turbellaria). Acta Zool Fennica 54:193-207.
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Ecology

Habitat

coastal to bathyal, in sand
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Names and Taxonomy

Taxonomy

Definition: Faubel A, Dorjes J 1978 (citation)- p 9.     History and synonyms:     Faubel A, Dorjes J 1978 (citation)- description of new Genus with illustration of   one species, Flagellophora apelti- definition p 9. From North Sea off Scotland   and northwest of Island of Helgoland.     Geographic distribution:   North Sea off Scotland and Helgoland, Adriatic, coarse sand and shell gravel. 

 Smith JPS, Tyler S 1986 (citation)- Significance of frontal organs in Acoelomorpha. Electron microscopy.  Ultrastructure and phylogeny discussed. Illustrations and sections. The following taxa were looked  considered:   Paratomellidae   Hesiolicium inops   Paratomella sp.   Diopisthoporidae   Diopisthoporus 'gymnopharyngeus'   Otocelidae   Otocelis sp.   Mecynostomidae   Paedomecynostomum sp.   Convolutidae   Convoluta 'pulchra'   Solenofilomorphidae   Solenofilomorpha funilis   Nemertodermatida   Flagellophora cf apelti
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