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Kinorhynchus distens   Higgins, 1983

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Classification
Not assigned | Homalorhagida | Pycnophyidae
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Main reference
Higgins, R.P. 1983. (Ref. 1409)
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Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Caribbean Sea: Belize.
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Short description
Slightly narrowed trunk, anteriorly and posteriorly. First trunk segment with 5 looped ridges on either side of tergal plate midline. Margins of episternal and misternal plates with 2 thin cuticular areas. Segment 11 lateral margin extended posteriorly. Short penultimate segment, expanded and distended laterally forming a round margin. Terminal segment with spinose lateral extensions of the margins. Distinct cuticular fringe pattern near segment 4 sternal plates midline. Series of 1 to 3 parallel cuticular ridges mesially extended from lateral margins of sternal plates 4 to 12. Males with 2 or 3 pairs of penile spines at the anterolateral margins of terminal sternal plates, adhesive tubes on segment 4 sternal plates, and some minor variation in dorsolateral setae position (Ref. 1409).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in seagrass and mixed sand, mud and detritus (Ref. 1409).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

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