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Ascidiacea taxon details

Molgula retortiformis Verrill, 1871

103796  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103796)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A. E. (1871). Descriptions of some imperfectly known and new ascidians from New England. <em>American Journal of Science series 3.</em> 1: 54-58, 93-100, 211-212, 288-294, 443-446., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/113861#page/62/mode/1up [details]   
Distribution Arctic to Cape Cod  
Distribution Arctic to Cape Cod [details]

Taxonomy Order: Pleurogona Suborder: Stolidobranchiata, according to Trott (2004).  
Taxonomy Order: Pleurogona Suborder: Stolidobranchiata, according to Trott (2004). [details]
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2018). Ascidiacea World Database. Molgula retortiformis Verrill, 1871. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ascidiacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103796 on 2019-05-23
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1871). Descriptions of some imperfectly known and new ascidians from New England. <em>American Journal of Science series 3.</em> 1: 54-58, 93-100, 211-212, 288-294, 443-446., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/113861#page/62/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofMeristocarpus fuscus Pizon, 1898) Pizon, A. (1898). Revision des tuniciers du Museum (Famille des Molgulidees). <em>Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris.</em> 4: 272-274. [details]   

original description  (ofMolgula graphica Ritter, 1901) Ritter, W. E. (1901). The ascidians. In: Papers from Harriman Alaska expedition. <em>Proc. Washington Acad. Sci.</em> 3: 225-266. [details]   

original description  (ofMolgula groenlandica Traustedt, 1880) Traustedt, M. P. A. (1880). Oversigt over de fra Danmark og dets nordlige Bilande kjendte Ascidiae simplices. <em>Vid. Meddel. Dansk Nat. For., Kjobenhavn, ann. 1879-1880.</em> 397-443. [details]   

original description  (ofMolgula longicollis Wagner, 1885) Wagner, N. (1885). Die Wirbellosen des Weissen Meeres. Zool. Forschungen an der K├╝ste des Solowetskischen Meerebusens in den Sommermonaten der Jahre 1877, 1878 und 1882. <em>Leipzig 1885.</em> 2 : (151-167). [details]   

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

basis of record Monniot, C. (2001). Ascidiacea & Sorberacea. <em>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.</em> 50: pp. 352-355. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 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. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Miner, R. W. (1950). Field book of seashore life. <em>G.P. Putnam & Sons.</em> 1-888. [details]   

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

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

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 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 van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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

From other sources
Diet plankton feeder [details]

Dimensions 75-100 mm in size [details]

Distribution Arctic to Cape Cod [details]

Habitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction hermaphroditic; eggs shed and fertilized in the water [details]

Taxonomy Order: Pleurogona Suborder: Stolidobranchiata, according to Trott (2004). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sea grapes  [details]

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