Check List 9(4): 826-828, doi: 10.15560/9.4.826
First record of Euborlasia nigrocincta Coe, 1940 (Nemertea: Heteronemertea) from the western Pacific
expand article infoHiroshi Kajihara, Eijiroh Nishi§
‡ Hokkaido University, Japan§ Yokohama National University, Japan
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The heteronemertean Euborlasia nigrocincta Coe, 1940 was previously known exclusively from the eastern Pacific. A specimen collected on the Izu Peninsula, Honshu, Japan, herein identified as E. nigrocincta, represents the first record of the species from the western Pacific, increasing the western extent of the species’ known range by more than 8300 km and indicating an amphi-Pacific distribution
Nemertea; Lineidae; western Pacific