Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Pliciloricus dubius Higgins & Kristensen
Catalog Number: USNM W98559
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: female;
Preparation: Slide
Collector(s): R. Higgins & S. Petry
Year Collected: 1983
Locality: 195 Km E Of Cape Romain, South Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Microhabitat: Medium (oolytic) sand
Depth (m): 294 to 294
Vessel: Cape Hatteras R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 294 - 294
  Temperature range (°C): 15.273 - 15.273
  Nitrate (umol/L): 14.940 - 14.940
  Salinity (PPS): 35.959 - 35.959
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.751 - 3.751
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.926 - 0.926
  Silicate (umol/l): 9.391 - 9.391
 
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Wikipedia

Pliciloricus dubius

Pliciloricus dubius is a marine Loriciferan species of genus Pliciloricus described by Higgins & Kristensen 1986. [1]

Distribution[edit source | edit]

Pliciloricus dubius is a species that has been designated for the waters of the Atlantic Ocean north and northwest.[2]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ Higgins, Robert P.; Kristensen, Reinhardt M. 1986: New Loricifera from southeastern United States coastal waters Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 438 Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington D.C.. III, 70 pp. ISSN 0081-0282
  2. ^ World Register of Marine Species (Worms): Pliciloricus dubius Higgins & Kristensen, 1986 AphiaID: 154513
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