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Antiponemertes allisonae (Moore, 1973)

Menzies Bay terrestrial ribbon worm

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Geonemertes allisonae Gibson & Moore, 1981

 

Conservation Status

Last record 1961 (Gerlach, 2014).

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

A search in 1988 failed to find any specimens of this species.

 

Distribution

Menzies Bay, Banks Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

NHML (Pantin Collection)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Moore, J. (1973). Land Nemertines of New Zealand. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 52: 293-313.

 

Species bibliography:

Gerlach, J. (2014). Antiponemertes allisonae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 29 January 2015.

Moore, J., Gibson, R. & Jones, H.D. 2001. Terrestrial nemerteans thirty years on. Hydrobiological 456: 1-6.

https://www.doc.govt.nz/upload/documents/science-and-technical/tsop20b.pdf

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13439/antiponemertes-allisonae

 

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