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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiella aspersa (Müller, 1776) 
AphiaID: 103718

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTunicata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiacea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhlebobranchia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiella aspersa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiella Roule, 1884
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia aculeata Alder, 1863 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia affinis Hancock, 1870 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia albida Alder & Hancock, 1848 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia aspersa Mueller, 1776 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia cristata Risso, 1826 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia elliptica Alder & Hancock, 1848 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia expansa Kiaer, 1893 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia minuta Kiaer, 1893 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia normanni Alder & Hancock, 1870 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia opalina MacGillivray, 1843 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia patula Mueller, 1776 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia pedunculata Hoffman, 1829 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia pellucida Alder & Hancock, 1848 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia pustulosa Alder, 1863 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia scabra Mueller, 1776 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia sordida Alder & Hancock, 1848 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia triangularis Herdman, 1881 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia truncata Herdman, 1881 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiella cristata (Risso, 1826) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiella pellucida (Alder & Hancock, 1848) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhallusia aspersa (Mueller, 1776) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhallusia cristata (Risso, 1826) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhallusia patula (Mueller, 1776) (new combination)
Sources  original description Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis. 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvuilwitte zakpijpUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorruwe zakpijp  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordirty sea-squirt  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorascidie sale  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpritz-SeescheideUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpritz-Ascidie  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorヨーロッパザラボヤ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvortesekkdyr  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvortesekkdyr  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvårtsjöpung  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKnysna (origin: alien[details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTable Bay (origin: alien[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Adriatic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAdriatic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Alboran Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAlboran Sea (origin: alien[details]
Argentina
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorArgentina (origin: alien[details]
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone (origin: origin unknown[details]
Bay of Bengal
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBay of Bengal (origin: alien[details]
English Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom part of the English Channel (origin: alien[details]
Great Australian Bight
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian part of the Great Australian Bight (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGreat Australian Bight (origin: alien[details]
Ireland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIreland (origin: alien[details]
Laccadive Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLaccadive Sea (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin (origin: alien[details]
New Zealand
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAuckland (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNew Zealand (origin: alien[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Atlantic (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean (origin: alien[details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Africa (country) (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpuikom [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJoes Point [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrevelingen [details]
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaldanha Bay (origin: alien[details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidicola rosea Thorell, 1859 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoropygella psyllus (Thorell, 1859) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoropygus pulex Thorell, 1859 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodelphys trigona Buchholz, 1869 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonophysema gullmarensis Bresciani & Lützen, 1960 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichomolgus canui Sars G.O., 1917 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotodelphys allmani Thorell, 1859 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotodelphys caerulea Thorell, 1859 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotodelphys prasina Thorell, 1859 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotodelphys rufescens Thorell, 1859 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotopterophorus elongatus Costa O.G., 1838 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (112 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection (5 records) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenetic nomenclature abbreviation Aeaspe [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in Argentina (Nation) : It is now established in several harbors from Chubut to Puerto Deseado (U.S. Museum of Natural History 2006; Tatián et al. 2010). [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet plankton feeder [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions 50-100 mm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification Often confused with A. scabra, because it can attaches itself to the hard substrate by his flanks - a characteristic of the latter. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction hermaphroditic; eggs shed and fertilized in the water [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Ascidia aspersa on a dock, Woods Hole
Ascidia aspersa on a d...
[image from synonym]

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103718
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Monniot, Claude
2007-12-05 12:32:01Z  checked  Sanamyan, Karen
  
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  Citation: Sanamyan, K.; Monniot, C. (2017). Ascidiella aspersa (Müller, 1776). In: Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2017). Ascidiacea World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103718 on 2017-09-26
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