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Pyura microcosmus (Savigny, 1816)

103851  (

Cynthia microcosmus Savigny, 1816 (original combination)
Cynthia morus Forbes, 1848 (original combination)
Cynthia savignyi Philippi, 1843 (original combination)
Cynthia scutellata Heller, 1877 (original combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(ofCynthia microcosmus Savigny, 1816) Savigny, J. C. (1816). Memoires sur les animaux sans vertebres. Paris. 2: 1-239. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2018). Ascidiacea World Database. Pyura microcosmus (Savigny, 1816). Accessed at: on 2018-04-24
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original description  (ofCynthia microcosmus Savigny, 1816) Savigny, J. C. (1816). Memoires sur les animaux sans vertebres. Paris. 2: 1-239. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofCynthia morus Forbes, 1848) Forbes E.; Hanley S.C. (1848-1853). A history of British Mollusca and their shells. London, van Voorst. Vol. 1: i-lxxx [1853], 1-486 [1848], pl. A-W, AA-ZZ, AAA-ZZZ [dates uncertain]; Vol. 2: 1-480 [1 dec. 1849], 481-557 [1850]; Vol. 3: 1-320 [1850], 321-616 [1851]; Vol. 4: 1-300 [1852], pl. 1-114F [dates uncertain]., available online at [details]   

original description  (ofCynthia savignyi Philippi, 1843) Philippi, A. (1843). Rhopalaea ein neues Genus der einfachen Ascidien. Arch.Anat. Phys. 45-47. [details]   

original description  (ofCynthia scutellata Heller, 1877) Heller, C. (1877). Untersuchungen uber die Tunicaten des Adriatischen und Mittelmeeres. Denkschen. Acad. Wiss. Wien. 37: 241-275. [details]   

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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source Millar, R. H. (1970). British ascidians, Tunicata: Ascidiacea: keys and notes for the identification of the species. ynopses of the British fauna (New Series), 1. Academic Press: London. ISBN 12-496650-0. 92 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[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  (ofPyura savignyi (Philippi, 1843)) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

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Genetic nomenclature abbreviation Pymicr [details]

French petit microcosme  [details]

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