Accepted scientific name:
Amphiporus groenlandicus Ørsted, 1843 (accepted name) 6 literature references for Amphiporus groenlandicus Ørsted, 1843
Borlasia groenlandica (synonym) 1 literature reference for Borlasia groenlandica
Neesia groenlandica (synonym) 1 literature reference for Neesia groenlandica
Common names: -
Phylum Nemertea
Class Enopla
Order Not assigned
Family Amphiporidae
Genus Amphiporus
Distribution: Arctic Ocean; European waters (ERMS scope); North West Atlantic; Bar Road; Cobscook Bay; Gulf of Maine
Additional data: Diet: generally for group, they are carnivorous; in some cases only the body juices are ingested but the whole prey may be taken in. feed on protozoans, other microfauna and at times prey their own size Reproduction: sexes are separate; fertilization is e
Source database: WoRMS Nemertea, Oct 2010
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Gibson R., 18-Jul-2005
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