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Ascidiacea taxon details

Pyura gangelion (Savigny, 1816)

103850  (

marine, fresh, terrestrial
(ofCynthia gangelion Savigny, 1816) Savigny, J. C. (1816). Memoires sur les animaux sans vertebres. Paris. 2: 1-239. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution circum-global  
Distribution circum-global [details]
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2018). Ascidiacea World Database. Pyura gangelion (Savigny, 1816). Accessed at: on 2018-06-24
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2007-12-05 12:32:01Z

original description  (ofPyura tongaea Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1976) Monniot, C.; Monniot, F. (1976). Ascidies de la Côte du Mozambique. [Ascidians from the Mozambique coast.]. Rev. Zool. Afr. 90(2): 357-392. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (ofCynthia gangelion Savigny, 1816) Savigny, J. C. (1816). Memoires sur les animaux sans vertebres. Paris. 2: 1-239. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofPyura albanyensis Michaelsen, 1927) Michaelsen, W. (1927). Einige neue westaustralische Ptychobranchiate Ascidien. Zoologischer Anzeiger. 71, 193–203. [details]   

original description  (ofPyura scoresbiensis Kott, 1972) Kott, P. (1972). The ascidians of the South Australia 1. Spenser Gulf, St.Vincent Gulf and Encounter Bay. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia. 96: 1-52. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Monniot, C. (2001). Ascidiacea & Sorberacea. In: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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. 50: pp. 352-355. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Monniot, C. (1973). Redescription de six Ascidies du golfe d'Elat recoltées par H. Schuhmacher. [Redescription of six ascidians from the Gulf of Eilat, collected by H. Schuhmacher.]. Isr. J. Zool. 22: 51-62. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Kott, P. (2004). Ascidiacea (Tunicata) in Australian waters of the Timor and Arafura Seas. The Beagle, Records of the Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory. 20: 37-81. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at [details]   

basis of record  (ofHalocynthia gangelion (Savigny, 1816)) Sluiter, C.Ph. (1905). Tuniciers recueiillies en 1904 par M. Ch. Gravier, dans le golfe de Tadjourah (Somalie française). [Tunicata collected in 1904 by M. Ch. Gravier, in the Gulf of Tadjourah (French Somalia).] Mémoires de la société zoologique de France 18: 5-21. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Genetic nomenclature abbreviation Pygang [details]

From other sources
Distribution circum-global [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

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