Overview

Distribution

Bakeman Beach, (Bakeman's Beach, Bakeman Cove), Cape Rosier, Maine, USA
Collection date: July 24, 2003
Depth: tidal
Substrate: sand and coarse sand, rocks and shells

Punta Kriza (Punta Croce), Rovinj region, Croatia
Collection date: Mar 29, 1965
Depth: 6 m
Substrate: clean coarse sand
Comments: [sample number R65-14)].

Big Pine Key, Florida, USA
Collection date: Dec 29, 1968
Depth: 3 m
Substrate: fine sand
Comments: patch reef
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  • Sterrer W. 1998.  abstract/note. New and known Nemertodermatida (Playthelminthes-Acoelomorpha) -- a revision. Belgian J Zool 128: 55-92.
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Ecology

Habitat

coastal, in sand
  • UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 3 - 3
 
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Names and Taxonomy

Taxonomy

Riser NW 1987 (citation)- definition and characters listed p 60, with description p 64-66.   New Genus and species described on p 60.  

 Hooge MD, Haye P, Tyler S, Litvaitis MK, Kornfield I 2002 (citation)- Phylogenetic relationships using 18S  rDNA, and morphological characters of sperm and body-wall musculature. 

 Jondelius U, Ruiz-Trillo I, Baguna J, Riutort M 2002 (citation)- rDNA analysis of three species of  turbellarians and other taxa. Phylogeny of metazoans and proposed ancestor of Nemertodermatida and Acoela. 

 Carranza S, Baguna J, Riutort M 1997 (citation)- Using 18S rDNA sequences to look at the phylogeny of  Platyhelminthes. Species of Turbellaria used include the following: Crenobia alpina, Dendrocoelum lacteum,  Monocelis lineata, Archiloa rivularis, Geocentrophora sp., Mesocastrada sp., Nemertinoides elongatus,  Urastoma sp., Macrostomum tuba, Microstomum lineare, Discocelis tigrina, Planocera multitentaculata,  Stenostomum leucops, Convoluta pulchra, Convoluta naikaiensis. New sequences reported for many of these  species.
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