The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Balanoglossus gigas Müller in Spengel, 1893

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered (1951 or prior)

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Müller, F. In: Spengel, J. (1893). Die Enteropneusten des Golfes von Neapel. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Berlin: Herausgegeben von der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel. pp. 756.

 

Other references:

Müller, F. (1898). Observações sobre a fauna marinha. Rev Mus Paulista 3: 35.

Sawaya, P. (1951). Balanoglossus gigas Fr. Muller rediscovered on the Brazilian Coast. Nature 167: 730-731.

 

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