Overview

Distribution

Thorshavn (Stromo), Faroes, Faroe Islands
Collection date: 1848
Depth: low tide zone

Ejde (Eidhi), (South of Ejde), Faroes, Faroe Islands
Collection date: 1928
Depth: low tide zone

Ejde (Eidhi), (North of Ejde), Faroes, Faroe Islands
Collection date: 1928
Depth: low tide zone

Isafjorour, (Ísafjörður, Isafjorour, Isafjordhur), Iceland
Collection date: 16-26 July, 1937
Comments: low tide zone and shallow water; everywhere round Isafjorour, exceedingly numerous.

Firth of Clyde (Millport), United Kingdom
Collection date: prior to 1882

Ostende, Germany
Collection date: prior to 1882

Helgoland Islands (Helgoland Insel, Heligoland), Germany
Collection date: prior to 1882

White Sea (Beloye More, Weisses Meer), Isle of Solowetzk (Solowetsk, Solowjetsk, Solovetskiy, Ostrov, Solovetski Island; Solowezki, Solowetzki, Solovets, Solovjetsk), Russia
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Barents Sea, Biological Station Alexandrowsk (Murmankuste, Alexandrovsk) and Pala Bay (Guba Pala, Pala Guba), Russia
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Woods Hole,Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Foroyar (Färöer, Faroe Islands, Faroerne, Faer Islands, Die Far Oer, Faeroerne, Faereyjar, Faeroes), Foroe Islands
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Valentia Harbor (near Valencia Island, Ireland)
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Concarneau, France
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Bergen and environs, Norway
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Ostende, Germany
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Helgoland Islands (Helgoland Insel, Heligoland), Germany
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen Land, Germany
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Drobak (Dröbak, Dröback), Norway
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

The Sound (Sund, Oresund, Öresund, Øresund), near Copenhagen (Kobenhavn, Kjobenhavn, Kopenhagen), Denmark
Collection date: 1913 or earlier
Comments: near Hofmannsgave.

Irish Sea (Port Erin)
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Port Saint Mary (St. Mary, Port Mary), Ilse of Man
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Firth of Clyde (Millport), United Kingdom
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Plymouth, England (English Channel)
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Roscoff (Roskoff), English Channel, France
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

near Boulogne sur Mer, English Channel (Der Kanal, La Manche, British Channel, Manche)
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Wimereux, Channel
Collection date: 1913 or earlier

Bay of Sevastopol (Sebastopol, Sewastopol, Akhiar, Akhtyar), Black Sea, Ukraine
Collection date: 1913 or earlier
Comments: in deep water

Barents Sea, Biological Station Alexandrowsk (Murmankuste, Alexandrovsk) and Pala Bay (Guba Pala, Pala Guba), Russia
Collection date: 1932 or earlier

Ostrov Bol'shaya Muksalma (Muksalma Island, , Russia
Collection date: 1932 or earlier

Godthaab (Godthab,Godthäb, Nuuk), Greenland
Collection date: 1932 or earlier

Holsteinsborg (Sisimiut, Holsteinborg, Holstenborg, Amerdlok, Holstensborg), Greenland
Collection date: 1932 or earlier

Godhavn, Disko Bay, Greenland
Collection date: 1932 or earlier

Zeeuwsch Vlaanderen (Zeeuws Vlaanderen), Zuid-Beveland, Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands
Collection date: Jun 1963
Comments: salt-marsh creek west of the Braakmanpolder.

Stavenisse, Tholen, Province of Zeeland, Netherlands
Collection date: Apr 23, 1963
Comments: Salt-marsh creek. Creek runs through the salt-marsh of Stavenisse, found in several samples taken from the muddy sand bottom. It seems to be a member of the still-water association of detritus rich fine sand.

Aberlady Bay, Scotland, United Kingdom
Collection date: Aug 1964
Substrate: sandy clay
Comments: local nature reserve, salt-marsh, ca. 30 km east of Edinburgh. In the Puccinellietum maritimae on sandy clay.

Stavenisse, Tholen, Province of Zeeland, Netherlands
Collection date: Nov 20, 1963
Comments: Puccinellietum maritimae fauna on the salt-marsh.

Kattendijke, Zuid-Beveland, Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands
Collection date: Nov 1964
Comments: tidal flat.

Station 1, northeast Grindöy (Grindoy, Store Grindoya), sand beach areas of Tromsø (Tromso), Norway
Collection date: 1969-1971

Station 6 "Smaasletta", east Kvalöy (Kvaloy), sand beach areas of Tromsø (Tromso), Norway
Collection date: 1969-1971

Morsum-Odde, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: 1982-1983
Substrate: mud
Salin: brackish
Comments: supralitoral salt marsh. Anlandungsgebiet mit schlickigem Boden. Mischvegetation aus Puccinellia martima, Spartina anglica and Salicornia spp. Durch eine "Landgewinnungsmassnahme" im Winter 1981/82 zerstört.

Rantum Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: 1982-1983
Substrate: mud
Salin: brackish
Comments: supralitoral salt marsh. Suaeda maritima auf festem Schlick. 40 bis 50 cm über MHWL, steil zum Watt abfallend.

Nösse (Nosse), Hindenburgdamm-Nord, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: 1982-1983
Substrate: fine sand, mud
Salin: brackish
Comments: supralitoral salt marsh. AR auf feinsandigem Boden, mit wechselnden Schlickanteilen. 10 cm unter bis ca. 40 cm über MHWL.

Grosse Gröning, near List, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: 1982-1983
Comments: salt meadow.

Nielönn, north of Kampen, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: 1982-1983
Comments: salt meadow.

Raantem Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: 1982-1983
Comments: salt meadow.

Hornum-Ost (Hörnum, Hoernum), Sylt Island, Germany
Collection date: Mar 1983
Substrate: mud
Comments: Hörnum, Nehrungshaken und Lagune at the eulittoral-supralittoral transition belt of the lentic tidal coast. Spartina auf Schlick bis Kleie.

inner Königshafen, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: May 1982 -Jul 1983
Substrate: sand
Comments: Königshafen. Strandgebiet im inneren Konigshafen. Dargestellt ist der Bereich zwischen 30 cm über und 30 cm unter der MHWL.

inner south, Königshafen, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Jul 1982
Substrate: medium sand
Comments: Königshafen at the eulittoral-supralittoral transition belt of the lentic tidal coast. flach ansteigender Strand.

Lister Hook (Lister Haken, Hakens), Sylt Island, Germany
Collection date: Aug 1983
Comments: Lister Haken, at the eulittoral-supralittoral transition belt of the lentic tidal coast. lenitisch- bis schwach lotische Westseite, -25 cm bis +40 cm. a) deichnaher geschützter, b) mittlerer, c) spitzhennaher exponierter Teil, jeweils 30 x 2 cm2.

Nielönn, north of Kampen, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Jul 1983
Substrate: medium sand
Comments: "Nielönn" bei Kampen. Sandbank, Mittelsand, -20 bis 5 cm, stellenweise mit Spartina-horsten, je 10 x 2 cm2 neben und entfernt von Pflanzen.

Nielönn, north of Kampen, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Jul 1982
Substrate: mud
Comments: "Nielönn" bei Kampen. Mündungsbereich zweier Priele, schlickig-schlammiger Boden, (5 bis 10 cm Wasserstand, 26-32 o/oo Salz), je 10 x 2 cm2.

site south of Keitum, Germany
Collection date: 1982-1983
Substrate: sand

Nösse (Nosse), Hindenburgdamm-Nord, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Sep 1983
Substrate: mud
Comments: "Nosse", Nordseite des Hindenburgdammes. Anlandungsgebiete, Schlickwatt (-10 bis +5cm, 10 x 2 cm2) und Queller auf Schlick, bis + 30cm, 20 x 2 cm2.

Morsum-Odde, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Sep 1982
Substrate: mud
Comments: Morsum-Odde. Grüppelfeld, Schlick, z. T. stark verdichtet. Gräben mit wenig Salicornia und Acker mit Salicornia und Spartina, je 10 x 2 cm2.

Morsum-Odde, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Aug 1981
Substrate: mud
Comments: Morsum-Odde. schlickiges Anlandungsgebeit (-10 bis +20 cm) mit dichter Mischvegetation (Puccinellia, Salicornia, Spartina), 4 x 10 cm2.

Raantem Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Feb 1983
Substrate: medium sand
Comments: Rantum. 'Raantem Inge", Strand, Mittelsand, teilweise mit Kies durchsetzt, -20 bis +25 cm, 5 Probestellen zu 10 x 2 cm2.

Raantem Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Oct 1982
Substrate: mud, shell
Comments: Rantum. 'Raantem Inge", dichte Vegetation (Salicornia, Spartina, Suaeda) auf Schlick mit Schill, sehr detritusreich, steil ansteigend. -10 cm (Watt, 10 x 2 cm2) bis +40 cm, 4 Probestellen zu 10 x 5 cm2.

Raantem Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Apr 1982
Substrate: fine sand
Comments: Rantum. 'Raantem Inge", Salicornia auf Feinsand, ca. MHWL, 2 x 10 cm2.

Raantem Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Sep 1983
Substrate: mud
Comments: Rantum. 'Raantem Inge", Profil Zostera-Watt-Spartina auf Schlick, -30 cm bis + 20 cm, 30 x 2 cm2.

Raantem Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Sep 1983
Comments: Rantum. Wattseite des Rantum-Beckens. Profil Mischwatt-Strand, -20 bis + 10 cm, 10 x 2 cm2.

Raantem Inge, Rantum, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Sep 1983
Substrate: mud, sand
Comments: Rantum. Wattseite des Rantum-Beckens. Spartina-Inseln auf Schlicksand bis Schlick, 10 x 2 cm2.

Hornum-Ost (Hörnum, Hoernum), Sylt Island, Germany
Collection date: Sep 1981
Substrate: medium-coarse sand
Comments: Hörnum, Nehrungshaken und Lagune. Spartina auf Mittel- bis Grobsand, -15 bis + 30 cm, 8 x 10 cm2.

Hornum-Ost (Hörnum, Hoernum), Sylt Island, Germany
Collection date: Mar 1983
Substrate: mud
Comments: Hörnum, Nehrungshaken und Lagune. Spartina auf Schlick bis Kleie, -20 bis + 20 cm, 30 x 2 cm2.

List, Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Sep 1985
Substrate: fine sand, mud
Comments: 6 specimens.

Passamaquoddy Bay (Passamada Quoda), Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
Collection date: Aug 1984
Substrate: on mussels
Comments: litoral, 3 specimens.

Boulogne sur Mer (Boulogne), France
Collection date: 1897 or ealier
Comments: eggs on valves of Balanus.

Koenigs Bay (Koenigshafens, Konigshafen, Königshafen), Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Jul 1970
Comments: Königshafen. Abbruchkante des Andelrasens zum Sandwatt. Wenige Expl.

Lister Hook (Lister Haken, Hakens), Sylt Island, Germany, North Sea
Collection date: Sep 1970
Comments: Lister Haken. Wenige Tiere im mit Detritus durchsetzten Sandhang.

Sandy beach on eastern shore of Sylt. Litoralstation (old littoral station), Biological Institute Helgoland, Biologische Anstalt Helgoland (BAH), List, Sylt
Collection date: Dec 1969
Comments: List. Sandhang vor der Litoralstation der Biologischen Anstalt Helgoland. Nur 2 Tiere.

Sandy beach on eastern shore of Sylt. Litoralstation (old littoral station), Biological Institute Helgoland, Biologische Anstalt Helgoland (BAH), List, Sylt
Collection date: Jul 1970
Comments: List. Sandhang vor der Litoralstation der Biologischen Anstalt Helgoland. Nur 2 Tiere.

Blidsel Bay (Blidselbucht), List, Sylt Island, Germany
Collection date: Jul 1970
Comments: Blidselbucht. Detritusreiches Sandwatt. Einige Expl.

Puan Klent (Clent), Schleswig-Holstein Land, Germany
Collection date: Jul 1970
Comments: Puan Clent. In Algenwatten. Zahlreich

Puan Klent (Clent), Schleswig-Holstein Land, Germany
Collection date: Jun 1969
Comments: Puan Clent. In Algenwatten. Zahlreich

Plymouth Sound (Sound, Plymouth-Sund), English Channel (Kanal La Manche), United Kingdom
Collection date: Aug-Sep 1892
Comments: Abundant among Balani, Ulva, and generally throughout the littoral zone. Monotus fuscus is here the characteristic form, although it ranges throughout the tidal zone. It appears to derive moisture from Balani into which it creeps during ebb-tide.

Redding Point, Plymouth Sound, United Kingdom
Collection date: Aug-Sep 1892
Comments: Redding Point to northward under Mount Edgcumb Park. This area is prolific in littoral forms, tide-pools and rocks. Monotus fuscus, and M. lineatus are prevalent, abundant among the Ulva that covers the stones.

Redding Point, Plymouth Sound, United Kingdom
Collection date: Aug-Sep 1892
Comments: Redding Point to northwards. This area is prolific in littoral forms, tide-pools and rocks.

Helgoland, Germany
Collection date: Sep-Oct 1894
Comments: West-Seite.

Coast of Norway, Norway
Collection date: 1848 or earlier
Comments: O. Schmidt took the Art of the Norwegian coast. That dare, however, been a question whether O. Schmidt M. fusca has been Monocelis assimilis, Oersted (the following described Art).

Coast of Norway, Norway
Collection date: 1878 or earlier
Comments: M. assimilis ere uden nogen Sammenligning den almindeligste af alle Turbellarier ved de vestlige Kyster.
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  • Steinböck O. 1938. index card avail.
     . Marine Turbellaria. (9). The Zoology of Iceland, Levin & Munksgaard, Copenhagen and Reykjavik, vol. II, 9, 1-26 p., 8 f.
  • Graff Lvon. 1882. index card avail.
     . Monographie der Turbellarien I. Rhabdocoelida. (2 Vol., Leipzig). Verlag Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig, pp i-xii + 1-442.
  • Graff Lvon. 1913. index card avail.
     . Turbellaria II. Rhabdocoelida. [Das Tierreich, Eine Zusammenstellung und Kennzeichnung der rezenten Tierformen Heft 35/1913]. Berlin, Verlag von R. Friedländer und Sohn, Ausgegeben im Juni 1913. 484 pages. [reprinted 1966, Verlag Von J. Cramer W.
  • Steinböck O. 1932. index card avail.
     . Die Turbellarien des arktischen Gebietes. In: Römer & Schaudinn. Fauna Arctica. Jena, 6:295-342.
  • Schmidt P. 1972. index card avail.
     . Zonierung und jahreszeitliche Fluktuationen der interstitiellen Fauna in Sandstranden des Gebiets von Tromsoe (Norwegen). Mikrofauna Meeresbodens 12:1-86.
  • Armonies W. 1987. index card avail.
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  • Hellwig M. 1987. index card avail.
     . Oekologie freilebender Plathelminthen in Grenzraum Watt-Salzwiese lenitischer Gezeitenkuesten. Microfauna Marina 3:157-244.
  • Martens PM, Curini-Galletti MC. 1987. index card avail.
     . Karyological study of three Monocelis species, and description of a new species from the Mediterranean, Monocelis longistyla sp. n. (Monocelididae, Plathelminthes). Microfauna Marina 3:297-308.
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     . Systematik und Oekologie von Proseriaten (Turbellaria) der deutschen Nordseekueste. Mikrofauna Meeresbodens 13:1-72 [165-236].
  • Gamble FW. 1893. index card avail.
     . The Turbellaria of Plymouth Sound and the neighbourhood. Journ Marine Biol Ass (N S) 3 (1):18, 30-47.
  • Attems CG. 1897. index card avail.
     . Turbellarien Beitrag zur Meeresfauna von Helgoland. VI. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der rhabdocoelen Helgolands. Wiss. Meeresunters., Kommiss. z. Unters. d. deuts. Meere in Kiel u. d. Biol. Anstalt auf Helgoland. 2(1):219-232, pl 1 [1896?].
  • Jensen OS. 1878. index card avail.
     . Turbellaria ad litora Norvegiae occidentalia. Turbellarier ved Norges Vestkyst. [In Norwegian]. J W Eided Bogtrykkeri, Bergen, 97 pp.
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Ecology

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Monocelis fusca

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Monocelis fusca

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Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Names and Taxonomy

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Steinbock O 1931 (citation)- p 16 notes this "animal is most probably to be met with in the low tide zone of Sudero (Faroes), but, strange to say, it has not been found there."
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