WoRMS taxon details

Molgula complanata Alder & Hancock, 1870

103776  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103776)

accepted
Species

Subspecies Molgula complanata azorensis Monniot C., 1971 accepted as Molgula azorensis Monniot C., 1971 (The gonads of azorensis is suficiently different from complanata to accept the subspecies as a species)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Hancock, A. (1870). On the larval state of Molgula; with descriptions of several new species of simple ascidians. <em>Ann. Mag. nat. Hist.</em> (4) 6: 353-368. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2018). Ascidiacea World Database. Molgula complanata Alder & Hancock, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103776 on 2018-12-16
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original description Hancock, A. (1870). On the larval state of Molgula; with descriptions of several new species of simple ascidians. <em>Ann. Mag. nat. Hist.</em> (4) 6: 353-368. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofCaesira canadensis Huntsman, 1912) Huntsman, A. G. (1912). Ascidians from the coasts of Canada. <em>Trans. Canadian Inst., ann.1911.</em> 111-148. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofCtenicella lanceplaini Lacaze-Duthiers, 1877) Lacaze-Duthiers, H. (1877). Histoire des ascidies simples des cotes de France. Deuxieme partie. <em>Arch. Zol. Exp. Gen.</em> 6: 457-673. [details]   

original description  (ofCtenicella morgatae Lacaze-Duthiers, 1877) Lacaze-Duthiers, H. (1877). Histoire des ascidies simples des cotes de France. Deuxieme partie. <em>Arch. Zol. Exp. Gen.</em> 6: 457-673. [details]   

original description  (ofLithonephrya descipiens Giard, 1872) Giard, A. (1872). Recherches sur les Ascidies composées ou Synascidies. <em>Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale.</em> 1:501-687, pls. 25-30. (Copepoda: 555). [details]   

original description  (ofMolgula papillosa Verrill, 1871) Verrill, A. E. (1871). Descriptions of some imperfectly known and new ascidians from New England. <em>American Journal of Science series 3.</em> 1: 54-58, 93-100, 211-212, 288-294, 443-446., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/113861#page/62/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofMolgula producta Stimpson, 1852) Stimpson, W. (1852). Several new ascidians from the coast of the United States. <em>Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.</em> 4: 228-232. [details]   

original description  (ofMolgula tenax Traustedt, 1883) Traustedt, M. P. A. (1883). Vestindiske Ascidiae Simplices, Anden Afdeling. Molgulidae og Cynthiadae. <em>Vid. Meddel. Nat. For. Kjobenhavn, ann.1882.</em> 108-136. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Monniot, C. (2001). Ascidiacea & Sorberacea. <em>In: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: pp. 352-355. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. (1984). Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.  [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Van Name, W. G. (1945). The North and South American ascidians. <em>Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist.</em> 84: 1-476., available online at http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/1186 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Diet plankton feeder [details]

Genetic nomenclature abbreviation Mocomp [details]

From other sources
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction hermaphroditic; eggs shed and fertilized in the water [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sea grapes  [details]
Swedish skäggstubbsknopp  [details]