WoRMS taxon details

Andracantha mergi (Lundström, 1942) Schmidt, 1975

159681  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159681)

accepted
Species
Corynosoma mergi Lundström, 1941 · unaccepted (Superseded combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Corynosoma mergi Lundström, 1941) Lundström, A. (1941). Corynosoma mergi n . sp., eine neue Art der Acanthocephalen. Kung!. <em>Fys. Sallsk. Lund Forh.</em> 11 (11) 7 pp. [details]   
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters   
Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]
Gibson, D.; Wayland, M. (2024). World List of marine Acanthocephala. Andracantha mergi (Lundström, 1942) Schmidt, 1975. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159681 on 2024-06-12
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2005-05-30 08:27:04Z
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2010-01-26 06:51:47Z
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2020-01-09 12:02:43Z
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2020-06-13 12:52:45Z
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original description  (of Corynosoma mergi Lundström, 1941) Lundström, A. (1941). Corynosoma mergi n . sp., eine neue Art der Acanthocephalen. Kung!. <em>Fys. Sallsk. Lund Forh.</em> 11 (11) 7 pp. [details]   

basis of record Amin, O.M. 1998. Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States: Acanthocephala. NOAA Technical Report NMFS 135. U.S. Department of Commerce. 27 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

new combination reference Schmidt, G. D. (1975). Andracantha, a new genus of Acanthocephala (Polymorphidae) from fish-eating birds, with descriptions of three species. <em>The Journal of Parasitology.</em> 615-620. [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Diet obligate intestinal parasites that lack their own digestive system. [details]

Distribution unknown; lack of study done on this group in the Bay of Fundy and surrounding waters  [details]

Habitat adults: vertebrate intestinal tracts  [details]

Reproduction dioecious [details]

remark definitive host: Mergus serrator (bird), Gavia stellata (bird), Aythya affinis (bird), Nycticorax nycticorax (bird), Haliaeetus leucocephalus (bird), Pholis gunnellus (fish) [details]
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