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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalpa octofora Cuvier, 1804 
AphiaID: 722808

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 editorThaliacea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalpida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalpidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalpinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalpa (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegea confoederata (Forskål, 1775)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalpa Forskål, 1775
Sources  original description Cuvier, G. 1804. Mémoire sur les Thalides (Thalia Browne) et sur les Biphores (Salpa Forskål). Annales du Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle Paris 4: 360-382. [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Madin, L.P.; Harbison, G.R. 1978. Salps of the genus Pegea Savigny 1816 (Tunicata: Thaliacea). Bulletin of Marine Science 28 (2): 335-344. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:722808
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2013-03-12 13:41:38Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Salpa octofora Cuvier, 1804. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=722808 on 2014-08-21
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