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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula retortiformis Verrill, 1871 
AphiaID: 103796

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunicata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidiacea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStolidobranchia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula Forbes, 1848
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira retortiformis (Verrill, 1871) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeristocarpus fuscus Pizon, 1898 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula graphica Ritter, 1901 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula groenlandica Traustedt, 1880 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula longicollis Wagner, 1885 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPera longicollis (Wagner, 1885) (new combination)
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1871) Descriptions of some imperfectly known and new ascidians from New England Amer. Jour. Sci, ser.3, 1: 54-58, 93-100, 211-212, 288-294, 443-446. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea grapes  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreens Point [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Passage [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [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 West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet plankton feeder [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions 75-100 mm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic to Cape Cod [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction hermaphroditic; eggs shed and fertilized in the water [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Order: Pleurogona Suborder: Stolidobranchiata, according to Trott (2004). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103796
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. (2014). Molgula retortiformis Verrill, 1871. In: Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2014) Ascidiacea World Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103796 on 2014-07-31
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