Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Before Bousfield's description of Haustorius canadensis, specimens of the species were incorrectly identified as the European H. arenarius.
Explanation of Names
Haustorius canadensis (Bousfield 1962)
Easily identified by large size and overall appearance, at least in the southern New England portion of its range.
Southern New England, SW Gulf of St. Lawrence, and Cape Breton Island(2)
Intertidally on sandy beaches