WoRMS taxon details

Ascidiella aspersa (Müller, 1776)

103718  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103718)

accepted
Species
Ascidia aculeata Alder, 1863 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia affinis Hancock, 1870 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia albida Alder & Hancock, 1848 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia aspersa Müller, 1776 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia cristata Risso, 1826 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia elliptica Alder & Hancock, 1848 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia expansa Kiaer, 1893 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia minuta Kiaer, 1893 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia normanni Alder & Hancock, 1870 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia opalina MacGillivray, 1843 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia patula Mueller, 1776 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia pedunculata Hoffman, 1829 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia pellucida Alder & Hancock, 1848 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia pustulosa Alder, 1863 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia sordida Alder & Hancock, 1848 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia triangularis Herdman, 1881 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidia truncata Herdman, 1881 · unaccepted (original combination)
Ascidiella cristata (Risso, 1826) · unaccepted (new combination)
Ascidiella pellucida (Alder & Hancock, 1848) · unaccepted (new combination)
Phallusia aspersa (Mueller, 1776) · unaccepted (new combination)
Phallusia cristata (Risso, 1826) · unaccepted (new combination)
Phallusia patula (Mueller, 1776) · unaccepted (new combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Ascidia aspersa Müller, 1776) Müller, O.F. (1776). <em>Zoologiæ Danicæ Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniæ et Norvegiæ indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium.</em> Havniæ [Copenhagen]: Hallageri. xxxii + 274 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2022). Ascidiacea World Database. Ascidiella aspersa (Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103718 on 2022-08-09
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original description  (of Ascidia aculeata Alder, 1863) Alder, J. (1863). Observations on the British Tunicata with descriptions of several new species. <em>Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser.3.</em> 11: 153-173. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ascidia affinis Hancock, 1870) Hancock, A. (1870). On the larval state of Molgula; with descriptions of several new species of simple ascidians. <em>Ann. Mag. nat. Hist.</em> (4) 6: 353-368. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ascidia aspersa Müller, 1776) Müller, O.F. (1776). <em>Zoologiæ Danicæ Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniæ et Norvegiæ indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium.</em> Havniæ [Copenhagen]: Hallageri. xxxii + 274 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ascidia elliptica Alder & Hancock, 1848) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1848). Additions to the mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. <em>Trans. Tyneside Field Club.</em> 1: 195-207. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia normanni Alder & Hancock, 1870) Hancock, A. (1870). On the larval state of Molgula; with descriptions of several new species of simple ascidians. <em>Ann. Mag. nat. Hist.</em> (4) 6: 353-368. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ascidia patula Mueller, 1776) Müller, O.F. (1776). <em>Zoologiæ Danicæ Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniæ et Norvegiæ indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium.</em> Havniæ [Copenhagen]: Hallageri. xxxii + 274 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ascidia pedunculata Hoffman, 1829) Hoffman, F. (1829). Einige Bemerkungen uber die Vegetation und die fauna von Helgoland. <em>Sber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berl.</em> 1: 228-260. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia pellucida Alder & Hancock, 1848) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1848). Additions to the mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. <em>Trans. Tyneside Field Club.</em> 1: 195-207. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia pustulosa Alder, 1863) Alder, J. (1863). Observations on the British Tunicata with descriptions of several new species. <em>Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser.3.</em> 11: 153-173. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ascidia sordida Alder & Hancock, 1848) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1848). Additions to the mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. <em>Trans. Tyneside Field Club.</em> 1: 195-207. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia cristata Risso, 1826) Risso, A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. <em>Paris, F.G. Levrault.</em> 3(XVI): 1-480, 14 pls. [copepods 160-163]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/58984 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ascidia opalina MacGillivray, 1843) MacGillivray, W. (1843). A history of the molluscous animals of the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, to which is appended an account of the cirripedal animals of the same district. <em>Cunningham & Mortimer, London.</em> xxiv + 372 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/64238 [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia albida Alder & Hancock, 1848) Alder, J.; Hancock, A. (1848). Additions to the mollusca of Northumberland and Durham. <em>Trans. Tyneside Field Club.</em> 1: 195-207. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia truncata Herdman, 1881) Herdman, W. A. (1881). Notes on the British Tunicata with descriptions of new species. <em>Proc. Linn. Soc. London.</em> 15: 274-290. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia triangularis Herdman, 1881) Herdman, W. A. (1881). Notes on the British Tunicata with descriptions of new species. <em>Proc. Linn. Soc. London.</em> 15: 274-290. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia minuta Kiaer, 1893) Kiaer, J. (1893). Oversigt over Norges Ascidiae Simplices. <em>Forh. Vid. Selsk. Christian.</em> 9: 1-105. [details]   

original description  (of Ascidia expansa Kiaer, 1893) Kiaer, J. (1893). Oversigt over Norges Ascidiae Simplices. <em>Forh. Vid. Selsk. Christian.</em> 9: 1-105. [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 (Schelde) van Eck, G. Th. M.; Holzhauer, H. (2007). Monitoring van de effecten van de verruiming 48'/43': MOVE eindrapport 2006 (Rapport 10). <em>Rapport RIKZ = Report RIKZ, 2007.003. RIKZ: Middelburg.</em> 64 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Kott, P. (1985). The Australian Ascidiacea part 1, Phlebobranchia and Stolidobranchia. <em>Mem Qd Mus.</em> 23: 1-440., available online at http://biostor.org/reference/109626 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Kott, P.; Bradford-Grieve, J.; Esnal, G.; Murdoch, R.C. (2009). Phylum Tunicata: sea squirts, salps, appendicularians, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 409-430. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Lutaenko, K.A.; Furota, T.; Nakayama; S.; Shin, K.; Xu, J. (2013). Atlas of Marine Invasive Species in the NOWPAP Region. Beijing: NOWPAP DINRAC (Northwest Pacific Action Plan, Data and Information Network Regional Center). 189 pp. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Brine, O.; Hunt, L.; Costello, M. J. (2013). Marine biofouling on recreational boats on swing moorings and berths. <em>Management of Biological Invasions.</em> 4(4): 327-341., available online at https://doi.org/10.3391/mbi.2013.4.4.07 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Nishikawa, T.; Oohara, I.; Saitoh, K.; Shigenobu, Y.; Hasegawa, N.; Kanamori, M.; Baba, K.; Turon, X.; Bishop, J. D. D. (2014). Molecular and Morphological Discrimination Between an Invasive Ascidian, Ascidiella aspersa , and Its Congener A. scabra (Urochordata: Ascidiacea). <em>Zoological Science.</em> 31(3): 180-185., available online at https://doi.org/10.2108/zsj.31.180 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Nishikawa, T.; Yasuda, A.; Murata, Y.; Otani, M. (2019). The Earliest Japanese records of the invasive European ascidian <i>Ascidiella aspersa</i> (Müller, 1776) (Urochordata: Ascidiidae) from Mutsu and Ago Bays, with a brief discussion of its invasion processes. <em>Sessile Organisms.</em> 36(1): 1-6., available online at https://doi.org/10.4282/sosj.36.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 
    Definitions

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

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species population trend Argentinean part of the South Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region): It is now established in several harbors from Chubut to Puerto Deseado (U.S. Museum of Natural History 2006; Tatián et al. 2010). [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal Argentinean part of the South Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]

From other sources
Diet plankton feeder [details]

Dimensions 50-100 mm in size [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Identification Often confused with A. scabra, because it can attaches itself to the hard substrate by his flanks - a characteristic of the latter. [details]

Reproduction hermaphroditic; eggs shed and fertilized in the water [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch vuilwitte zakpijpruwe zakpijp  [details]
English dirty sea-squirt  [details]
French ascidie sale  [details]
German Spritz-SeescheideSpritz-Ascidie  [details]
Japanese ヨーロッパザラボヤ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål vortesekkdyr  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk vortesekkdyr  [details]
Swedish vårtsjöpung  [details]