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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula arenata Stimpson, 1852 
AphiaID: 158505

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula arenata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula Forbes, 1848
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscidia psammophora Agassiz, 1850 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira arenata (Stimpson, 1852) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira psammophora (Agassiz, 1850) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEugyra arenata (Stimpson, 1852) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuritteria arenata (Stimpson, 1852) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula psammophora (Agassiz, 1850) (new combination)
Sources  original description Stimpson, W. (1852) Several new ascidians from the coast of the United States Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 4: 228-232. [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
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest North Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoropygus laticornis Wilson C.B., 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenetic nomenclature abbreviation Moaren [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet plankton feeder [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions 19 mm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy to Cape May [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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158505
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2007-12-05 12:32:01Z  checked  Sanamyan, Karen
  
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  Citation: Sanamyan, K. (2014). Molgula arenata Stimpson, 1852. 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=158505 on 2014-12-20
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