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Kinorhynchus deirophorus   Higgins, 1983

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Not assigned | Homalorhagida | Pycnophyidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Caribbean Sea: Belize.

Short description

First trunk segment almost of equal width; maximum width at segment 7, tapering moderately. An undulating cuticle ridge following a row of punctate sculpturing present on the even anterodorsal margin. Two areas of sculptured thin cuticle on the anterior margin of episternal plates; lateral area slightly anterior to mesial area. Anterior trunk segments with prominent mid-dorsal cuticle ridge. Ventral pachycycli prominent. Segment 11 with laterally displaced midventral thickenings; segment 12 only half as long as segment 11. Males with 3 pairs of penile spines at anterolateral margins of terminal sternal plates, adhesive tubes on segment 4 sternal plates, and slightly more pronounced sculpturing on first trunk segment (Ref. 1409).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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