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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoltenia echinata (Linnaeus, 1767) 
AphiaID: 103814

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 editorPyuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoltenia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoltenia Savigny, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia echinata Linnaeus, 1767 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia hirsuta Agassiz, 1850 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoltenia arctica (Hartmeyer, 1899) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoltenia hirsuta (Agassiz, 1850) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynthia arctica Hartmeyer, 1899 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynthia echinata (Linnaeus, 1767) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynthia hirsuta (Agassiz, 1850) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalocynthia arctica (Hartmeyer, 1899) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalocynthia echinata (Linnaeus, 1767) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocosmus echinatus (Linnaeus, 1767) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyura arctica (Hartmeyer, 1899) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyura echinata (Linnaeus, 1767) (new combination)
Sources  basis of record Monniot, C. (2001). Ascidiacea & Sorberacea, 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, 50: pp. 352-355 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKaktussøpung  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcactus sea squirt  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkaktussekkdyr  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkaktussekkdyr  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkaktussjöpung  [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 editorCanada [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJoes Point [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Andrews [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScotland [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSimpson Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUSA [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoropygus demissus Aurivillius, 1885 (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 editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (32 publications) 
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 (3 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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 34 mm in size [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Not found in southern Britain [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction hermaphroditic; eggs shed and fertilized in the water [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Boltenia echinata (pair)
Boltenia echinata (pair)
Boltenia echinata (macro)
Boltenia echinata (macro)
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103814
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). Boltenia echinata (Linnaeus, 1767). 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=103814 on 2014-08-21
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