World Database of Nematodes

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WoRMS name details

Acanthopharynx merostomacha (Steiner, 1921) Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1943

161056  (

uncertain > taxon inquirendum (see Verschelde et al (1998) e Tchesunov et al (2023))
Steiner, G. (1921). Beiträge zur Kenntnis mariner Nematoden. <em>Zool. Jb. (Syst.).</em> 44 (1-2): 1-68. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Nemys eds. (2024). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Acanthopharynx merostomacha (Steiner, 1921) Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1943. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-06-13
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original description Steiner, G. (1921). Beiträge zur Kenntnis mariner Nematoden. <em>Zool. Jb. (Syst.).</em> 44 (1-2): 1-68. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Various Authors (2000). Nematode filing cabinet of the Marine Biology Section Ugent - in combination with the NemasLan Ms-Access database (published on CD-Rom, 2000) (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Allgén, C. A. (1951). Pacific Freeliving Marine Nematodes. (Papers from Dr. Th. Mortensen's Pacific Expedition 1914-16. LXXVI). <em>Vidensk. Meddr. fra Dansk naturh. Foren.</em> 113: 263-411. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Allgén, C. A. (1959). Freeliving marine nematodes. Further zoological results of the Swedish Antarctic expedition, 1901-1903 under the direction of Dr. Otto Nordenskjold. V(2) P.A. Norstedt & Söner: Stockholm. 293 pp. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Schuurmans Stekhoven, J. H. Jr. (1943). Freilebende marine Nematoden des Mittelmeeres. IV. Freilebende marine Nematoden der Fischereigründe bei Alexandrien. <em>Zool. Jb. (Syst.).</em> 76 (4): 323-378. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Tchesunov, A.; Rodríguez García, P.; Simakova, U.; Mokievsky, V. (2023). Acanthopharynx Marine Nematodes (Nematoda, Chromadoria, Desmodoridae) Dwelling in Tropical Demosponges: Integrative Taxonomy with Description of a New Species †. <em>Diversity.</em> 15(1): 48., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

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