An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

A-P-H-O-T-O Wildlife Stock Image Library
Nemertopsis bivittata (Delle Chiaje, 1841) - A ribbon or nemertean worm (Nemertean images)
Ribbon or nemertean worm
Nemertopsis bivittata
- worm 1

Ribbon or nemertean worm
Nemertopsis bivittata
- worm 2

Specimen found under a rock on the lowershore at Little London Reef, marazion, Cornwall, 05.08.12. Species verified by the Spanish nemertean expert Alfonso Herrera Bachiller.

This southern species was only identified in 2016 by Alfonso Herrera Bachiller. It appears the closest this species has been recorded to Cornwall is the Asturias and Cantabria provinces of northern Spain.

Important the species is re-found, so better images can be taken and a voucher sent to the NHM.

Further information about-
Nemertopsis bivittata (from the website of Alfonso Herrera Bachiller)

The author of this website has now found three new southern species of nemerteans in the UK (Cornwall ), they include Nemertopsis bivittata, Lineus grubei and Vieitezia luzmurubeae.

Tags: Nemertopsis flavida new UK species nemertean ribbon worm APHOTOMARINE August 2012

Nemertopsis bivittata Ribbon Nemertean worm Images
The main objective of this website is in furthering environmental awareness and education through the medium of photography. To increase awareness and access to the wildlife of the region and help
people find and identify it. Sometimes the difference between species is obvious but many species can only be determined by observing microscopic characteristics that are specific to any one species.