WoRMS taxon details

Pyrosoma Péron, 1804

137224  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137224)

accepted
Genus
Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 (type by original designation)
Dipleurosoma Brooks, 1906 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma aherniosum Seeliger, 1895
Species Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804
Species Pyrosoma godeauxi van Soest, 1981
Species Pyrosoma ovatum Neumann, 1909

Subgenus Pyrosoma (Pyrostremma) Garstang, 1929 accepted as Pyrostremma Garstang, 1929 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma agassizi Ritter & Byxbee, 1905 accepted as Pyrostremma agassizi (Ritter & Byxbee, 1905) (genus transfer)
Species Pyrosoma benthica Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1966 accepted as Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma elegans Lesueur, 1813 accepted as Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma ellipticum (Brooks, 1906) accepted as Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma excelsior Perrier, 1886 accepted as Pyrostremma spinosum (Herdman, 1888) (genus transfer and nomen oblitum)
Species Pyrosoma giganteum Lesueur, 1815 accepted as Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma rufum Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 accepted as Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma sedentarum Sebastian, 1971 accepted as Pyrostremma spinosum (Herdman, 1888) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma spinosum Herdman, 1888 accepted as Pyrostremma spinosum (Herdman, 1888) (genus transfer)
Species Pyrosoma triangulum Neumann, 1909 accepted as Pyrosoma atlanticum Péron, 1804 (junior synonym)
Species Pyrosoma verticillatum Neumann, 1909 accepted as Pyrosomella verticillata (Neumann, 1909) (genus transfer)
Species Pyrosoma vitjasi Ivanova-Kazas, 1956 accepted as Pyrostremma agassizi (Ritter & Byxbee, 1905) (genus transfer and junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Péron, F. 1804. Mémoire sur le nouveau genre Pyrosoma. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 4 (12): 437-446. [details]   
Madin, L. (2018). World List of Thaliacea. Pyrosoma Péron, 1804. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137224 on 2018-11-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2013-02-22 10:45:40Z
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2013-02-23 13:54:58Z
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original description Péron, F. 1804. Mémoire sur le nouveau genre Pyrosoma. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 4 (12): 437-446. [details]   

original description  (ofDipleurosoma Brooks, 1906) Brooks, W.K. 1906b. The affinities of the pelagic tunicates. I. On a new Pyrosoma (Dipleurosoma elliptica). Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington 10: 151-155. [details]   

original description  (ofDipleurosoma Brooks, 1906) Brooks, W.K. 1906a. Dipleurosoma, a new genus of Pyrosoma. John Hopkins University Circular 25: 98-99. [details]   

additional source van der Land, J.; van Soest, R.W.M. (2001). Thaliacea, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 355-356 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



LanguageName 
Japanese ヒカリボヤキタヒラクラゲ [from synonym]  [details]
Pyrosoma atlanticum
 Pyrosoma atlanticum
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