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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula ficus (Macdonald, 1859) 
AphiaID: 250883

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula Forbes, 1848
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscopera nana Herdman, 1899 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira ficus Macdonald, 1859 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira forbesi (Herdman, 1881) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira godeffroyi (Michaelsen, 1908) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira martensi (Traustedt, 1885) (literature misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaesira mortoni (Kesteven, 1909) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenicella ficus (Macdonald, 1859) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenicella godeffroyi (Michaelsen, 1908) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenicella martensii (Traustedt, 1885) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenicella nana (Herdman, 1899) (new combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula batemani Kott, 1952 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula forbesi Herdman, 1881 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula forbesii Herdman, 1881 (literature misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula goddeffroyi Michaelsen, 1908 (literature misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula godeffroyi Michaelsen, 1908 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula martensi (Traustedt, 1885) (literature misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula martensii Traustedt, 1885 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula mortoni Kesteven, 1909 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Kott, P. (1985) The Australian Ascidiacea part 1, Phlebobranchia and Stolidobranchia Mem. Qd Mus. 23: 1-440. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In United States (Nation) : In Antofagasta Bay, Chile, Molgula ficus is common on ropes used for scallop culture (Clarke and Castilla 2000), however, the impact on culture operations is unclear. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:250883
Taxonomic
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2007-12-05 12:32:01Z  created  Sanamyan, Karen
  
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  Citation: Sanamyan, K. (2014). Molgula ficus. 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=250883 on 2014-08-30
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