Checklist of kinorhynchs (Phylum Kinorhyncha, Kingdom Animalia)
that live in the ocean adjacent to Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 10 February 2011)

Below is a working checklist of kinorhynch species that live in the ocean adjacent to Mount Desert Island. Please send corrections and updates to Photographs are welcome. Thank you.

Class Order Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Source (full citation given after this table)
? Homalorhagida Pycnophyidae Pycnophyes frequens Blake ? Procter (1933, p. 131.)
? Homalorhagida Pycnophyidae Kinorhynchus mainensis (Blake) ? Procter (1933, p. 131. as Trachydemus mainensis)
? Cyclorhagida Echinoderidae Echinoderes remanei (Blake) ? Procter (1933, p. 131. as Echinoderella remanei)

   Procter, William. 1933. Biological Survey of the Mount Desert Region, Part V. Philadelphia: The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology.