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Kinorhynchus erismatus   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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Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Caribbean Sea: Belize.

Short description

Trunk with rounded posterior margin, anterior slightly tapered. First trunk segment with small projections of anterolateral margins on tergal plate, slightly denticulate at anterior margin. Thin sculptured cuticle across anterior margin of episternal plates. Sternal plates 3 to 11 with buttress-like reinforcement between lateral pachycycli; anterior half of sternal plates 4 to 11 with 1 to 3 parallel cuticular ridges. Lateral setae absent on segment 12; with lateral bulbous projections on terminal tergal plate. Males with 3 pairs of penile spines at terminal sternal plates anterolateral margins, sensory spot on segment 12 tergal plate, adhesive tubes on segment 4 sternal plates, and slightly narrower sternal width (Ref. 1409).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in various mixtures of sediments, mud and detritus with occasional seagrass (Ref. 1409).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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