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.



Menzies Bay, Banks Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand






NHML (Pantin Collection)






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. ( Downloaded on 29 January 2015.

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


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