Kinorhynchus belizensis   Higgins, 1983

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Not assigned | Homalorhagida | Pycnophyidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; brackish.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Caribbean Sea: Belize.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

First trunk segment slightly narrower than second trunk segment; maximum width at segment 7, then tapers moderately thereafter with the terminal segment indented slightly at midline. Midsternal plate of first trunk segment with nearly parallel lateral margins. Segment 8 to 12 with middorsal setae. Mid-dorsal spinose protuberances reduced on segments 3, 5 to 9. Lateral setae absent on segment 12. Buttress-like cuticular support present between lateral margin and pachycyclus of each sternal plate. Males with 3 pairs of penile spines at the anterolateral margins of terminal sternal plates, adhesive tubes on sternal plates of segment 4, slightly longer first trunk segment, and slightly narrower trunk (Ref. 1409).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in patches of seagrass in mixed sand, mangrove and seagrass detritus (Ref. 1409).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Higgins, R.P. 1983. (Ref. 1409)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown