Turbellarian taxonomic database

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(Leptoplana variabilis (Girard, 1850)) = Pleioplana atomata

  site site # (info) collection date kind depth substrate salin comments reference
A Station 307, off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA 1170
1879 default type 31 fathoms       Verrill AE (1893): 480
B Nantucket Shoals, Massachusetts, USA 1171
1879 default type 13.5 fathoms       Verrill AE (1893): 480
C Gloucester Harbor, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA 1166
1878         "on the shores, under stones, on the piles of wharves, and in tide pools, especially at Ten Pound Island. Verrill AE (1893): 481
D Ten Pound Island, Gloucester Harbor, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA 1172
1878         tide pools, under stones, on piers of wharves. Verrill AE (1893): 481
E Station 156, off Cape Ann, Massachusetts 1173
1878   42 fathoms muddy bottom   U.S. Fish Commission station 156 Verrill AE (1893): 481
F Casco Bay, Maine, USA 1174
1873   intertidal     tide pools Verrill AE (1893): 481
G Eastport, Maine, USA 1175
1868, 1870, 1872   intertidal     tide pools Verrill AE (1893): 481
H Cuttyhunk Island, Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, USA 1176
between 1871 & 1887         on an underwater telegraph cable Verrill AE (1893): 481
I East Coast of Scotland, United Kingdom 1211
1821           Fleming J (1823):
J Plymouth Sound (Sound, Plymouth-Sund), English Channel (Kanal La Manche), United Kingdom 2649
1883 or earlier         Recently, specimens from Plymouth Sound have reached me which agree in almost every particular with L. Droebachensis, Oe., as described by Jensen, and it appears probable that this species has hitherto been confused on our coasts with L. tremellaris. Gamble FW (1893): 46
K Drobak (Dröbak, Dröback), Norway 254
1844 or earlier default type       Kjønsmodne Individer. Ørsted har fundet den ved Drøbak. Örsted AS (1845): 415; from Jensen 1878 (citation)- p. 77
L Alverstraum (Alvaerstroem, Alvärström, Alvaerström), 2 miles north of Bergen, Norway 1201
1878 or earlier   3.7-11 m     Arten er funden i Alvaerstøommen talrig paa Rødderne af Laminarier i en Dybde af 2 - 6 Favne. September. Jensen OS (1878): 77
M Los Chalanos Beach, Muros de Nalón, Asturias, Cantabrian coast (North Atlantic) of the Iberian Peninsula, Spain 7341
Sep-Nov 2012         Intertidal zone among sand and gravel under stones. Marquina D, Fernández-Álvarez FA, Noreña C (2015):

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