WoRMS taxon details

Boltenia ovifera (Linnaeus, 1767)

103815  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103815)

accepted
Species
Ascidia globifera Lamarck, 1816 (original combination)
Boltenia beringi Dall, 1872 (literature misspelling)
Boltenia beringia Dall, 1872 (original combination)
Boltenia burkhardti Binney, 1870 (original combination)
Boltenia ciliata Moeller, 1842 (original combination)
Boltenia clavata Mueller, 1776 (original combination)
Boltenia elegans Herdman, 1881 (original combination)
Boltenia fusiformis Savigny, 1816 (original combination)
Boltenia microcosmus Agassiz, 1850 (original combination)
Boltenia oviformis (Linnaeus, 1767) (literature misspelling)
Boltenia reniformis MacLeay, 1825 (original combination)
Boltenia rubra Stimpson, 1852 (original combination)
Boltenia thompsoni Hartmeyer, 1903 (original combination)
Vorticella bolteni Linnaeus, 1771 (original combination)
Vorticella ovifera Linnaeus, 1767 (original combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(ofVorticella ovifera Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). Caroli Linnaei...Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima. 1. Regnum Animale. 1 & 2 Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod  
Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod [details]
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2018). Ascidiacea World Database. Boltenia ovifera (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103815 on 2018-02-23
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-12-05 12:32:01Z
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original description  (ofAscidia globifera Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome troisième. Paris: Deterville/Verdière. 612 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47702 [details]   

original description  (ofBoltenia burkhardti Binney, 1870) Binney, W. G. (1870). Mollusca. In: Gould, A.A., Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts. Second edition. Boston. 524pp. [details]   

original description  (ofBoltenia ciliata Moeller, 1842) Moeller, H. P. C. (1842). Index molluscorum Groenlandiae. Naturh. Tidsskr. 4: 76-97. [details]   

original description  (ofBoltenia clavata Mueller, 1776) 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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBoltenia elegans Herdman, 1881) Herdman, W. A. (1881). Preliminary report on the Tunicata of the Challenger expedition. Cynthiidae. Proc. R. Soc. Edinburgh. 11(3): 52-88. [details]   

original description  (ofBoltenia fusiformis Savigny, 1816) Savigny, J. C. (1816). Memoires sur les animaux sans vertebres. Paris. 2: 1-239. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBoltenia microcosmus Agassiz, 1850) Agassiz, L. (1850). On the embryology of Ascidia and the characteristis of new species from the shores of Massachusetts. Proc. Amer. Assoc. Adv. Sci. 2: 157-159. [details]   

original description  (ofBoltenia reniformis MacLeay, 1825) MacLeay, W. S. (1825). Anatomical observations on the natural group of the Tunicata, with the description of three species collected in Fox Channel. Trans. Linnean Soc. London. 14: 527-555. [details]   

original description  (ofBoltenia rubra Stimpson, 1852) Stimpson, W. (1852). Several new ascidians from the coast of the United States. Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 228-232. [details]   

original description  (ofBoltenia thompsoni Hartmeyer, 1903) Hartmeyer, R. (1903). Die Ascidien der Arktis. In: Romer, F. & F. Schaudin eds., Fauna Arctica. 3(2): 93-412. ((present only pp.0-341!!)). [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofVorticella bolteni Linnaeus, 1771) Linnaeus C. (1771). Mantissa Plantarum: 143-588. Holmiae. 588 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/209395#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofVorticella ovifera Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). Caroli Linnaei...Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima. 1. Regnum Animale. 1 & 2 Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAscidia clavata Mueller, 1776) 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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBoltenia beringia Dall, 1872) Dall, W. H. (1872). Description of sixty new forms of mollusks from the west coast of North America and North Pacific Ocean with notes on the others already described. Amer. Jour. Conchology. 7: 93-160. [details]   

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]   

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. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 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. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Logan, A. (1998). A sublittoral hard substrate epibenthic community below 30 m in Head Harbour Passage, New Brunswick, Canada. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 27: 445-459. [details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [details]   

additional source Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p. [details]   

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

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 329p. [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofBoltenia beringi Dall, 1872) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofBoltenia oviformis (Linnaeus, 1767)) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofBoltenia bolteni (Linnaeus, 1771)) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofPyura ovifera (Linnaeus, 1767)) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofPyura thompsoni (Hartmeyer, 1903)) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Genetic nomenclature abbreviation Btovif [details]

From other sources
Diet plankton feeder [details]

Dimensions length 75 mm or more [details]

Distribution Arctic south to Cape Cod [details]

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

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

LanguageName 
English stalked sea squirt  [details]