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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocosmus squamiger Michaelsen, 1927 
AphiaID: 236666

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 editorMicrocosmus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocosmus squamiger (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocosmus Heller, 1877
Sources  original description Michaelsen, V.W. (1927) Einige neue westaustralische Ptychobranchiate Ascidien. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 71, 193–203. [details]

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Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Mediterranean (introduced: alien[details]
South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) (introduced: alien[details]
United States
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalifornia [details]
From regional or thematic species database
France
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFrance (introduced: alien[details]
Italy
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorItaly (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexico (introduced: alien[details]
Portugal
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPortugal (introduced: alien[details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Africa (country) (introduced: alien[details]
Spain
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpain (introduced: alien[details]
Tunisia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTunisia (introduced: alien[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Australia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAustralia [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (268 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (313 nucleotides; 302 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenetic nomenclature abbreviation Misqua [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (IHO Sea Area) : Microcosmus squamiger is considered a potential threat to Mediterranean littoral communities, but further monitoring is needed to assess its impacts (Turon et al. 2007). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in France (Nation) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in France (Nation) : Shipping [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:236666
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-01-22 13:40:31Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2007-12-05 12:32:01Z  checked  Sanamyan, Karen
  
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  Citation: Sanamyan, K. (2014). Microcosmus squamiger. 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=236666 on 2014-12-21
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