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Ascidiacea taxon details

Bostrichobranchus pilularis (Verrill, 1871)

157861  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157861)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(ofMolgula pilularis Verrill, 1871) Verrill, A. E. (1871). Descriptions of some imperfectly known and new ascidians from New England. Amer. Jour. Sci, ser.3. 1: 54-58, 93-100, 211-212, 288-294, 443-446. [details]   
Distribution whole Atlantic coast  
Distribution whole Atlantic coast [details]
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2018). Ascidiacea World Database. Bostrichobranchus pilularis (Verrill, 1871). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ascidiacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157861 on 2018-04-24
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2005-05-24 14:41:52Z
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original description  (ofBostrichobranchus manhattensis Traustedt, 1883) Traustedt, M. P. A. (1883). Vestindiske Ascidiae Simplices, Anden Afdeling. Molgulidae og Cynthiadae. Vid. Meddel. Nat. For. Kjobenhavn, ann.1882. 108-136. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBostrichobranchus molguloides Metcalf, 1900) Metcalf, M. M. (1900). Notes on Tunicate morphology. Anat. Anz. 11: 329-340. [details]   

original description  (ofHerdmania bostrichobranchus Metcalf, 1900) Metcalf, M. M. (1900). Notes on Tunicate morphology. Anat. Anz. 11: 329-340. [details]   

original description  (ofMolgula pilularis Verrill, 1871) Verrill, A. E. (1871). Descriptions of some imperfectly known and new ascidians from New England. Amer. Jour. Sci, ser.3. 1: 54-58, 93-100, 211-212, 288-294, 443-446. [details]   

basis of record Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p. [details]   

additional source Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p. [details]   

additional source Van Name, W. G. (1945). The North and South American ascidians. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 84: 1-476., available online at http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/1186 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cole, L. and G. Lambert. 2009. Tunicata (Urochordata) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1209–1216 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 329p. [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source  (ofEugyra pilularis (Verrill, 1871)) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofEugyra pilularis (Verrill, 1871)) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofEugyriopsis manhattensis (Traustedt, 1883)) Sanamyan, K. (2007). Database of extant Ascidiacea. Version of 2 November 2007. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Introduced species) Fofonoff, P.W.; Ruiz, G.M.; Steves, B.; Carlton, J.T. (2014). National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS), available online at http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Diet filter feeder [details]

Dimensions 8 mm to 25 mm in size [details]

Distribution whole Atlantic coast [details]

Genetic nomenclature abbreviation Bbpilu [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction hermaphroditic. Direct development
without a tailed larval stage. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sea grapes  [details]

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