World Database of Nematodes

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Nemys name details

Theristus procerus Gerlach, 1951

159635  (

Not documented
Distribution Recorded: North Sea; Avonport, Nova Scotia  
Distribution Recorded: North Sea; Avonport, Nova Scotia [details]
Nemys eds. (2023). Nemys: World Database of Nematodes. Theristus procerus Gerlach, 1951. Accessed at: on 2023-06-05
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2010-02-17 16:42:11Z
2011-03-22 13:15:56Z

basis of record Hopper, B. E. (1969). Marine nematodes of Canada. II. Marine nematodes from the Minas Basin - Scots Bay area of the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia. <em>Can. J. Zool.</em> 47(4): 671-690. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet bacteria, fungi and other nematodes [details]

Dimensions Length: male 0.74 mm; Maximum width: 38 u; Head 10 u wide [details]

Distribution Recorded: North Sea; Avonport, Nova Scotia [details]

Habitat free-living or bottom dwelling [details]

Importance useful in determining environmental quality [details]

Reproduction separate sexes; fertilization internal, eggs may be retained until hatching. Young appear as juvenile worms (not larvae). [details]

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