WoRMS taxon details

Botrylloides niger Herdman, 1886

252289  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:252289)

Botrylloides chazaliei Sluiter, 1898 · unaccepted (original combination)
Botrylloides nigrum Herdman, 1886 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Botryllus niger (Herdman, 1886) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Botryllus nigrum (Herdman, 1886) · unaccepted (new combination)
Metrocarpa nigrum (Herdman, 1886) · unaccepted (new combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2023). Ascidiacea World Database. Botrylloides niger Herdman, 1886. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=252289 on 2023-12-03
2007-12-05 14:57:18Z
2018-10-31 20:15:47Z

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original description  (of Botrylloides nigrum Herdman, 1886) Herdman, W. A. (1886). Report on the Tunicata collected during the years 1873-1876. Part 2, Ascidiae compositae. <em>Zool. Chall. Exp.</em> 14(38): 1-425., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-38/htm/doc.html [details]   

original description  (of Botrylloides chazaliei Sluiter, 1898) Sluiter, C. P. (1898). Tuniciers recueilli en 1896, par la Chazalie, dans la mer des Antilles. <em>Mem. Soc. Zool. France.</em> 11: 5-34. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

basis of record Monniot, F.; Monniot, C. (2001). Ascidians from the tropical western Pacific. <em>Zoosystema.</em> 23 (2): 201-383.
page(s): 313; note: Botryllus niger [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Palomino-Alvarez, L. A.; Nydam, M. L.; Rocha, R. M.; Simões, N. (2022). New Botrylloides, Botryllus, and Symplegma (Ascidiacea: Styelidae) in Coral Reefs of the Southern Gulf of Mexico and Mexican Caribbean Sea. <em>Diversity.</em> 14(11): 977., available online at https://doi.org/10.3390/d14110977
page(s): 26 [details]   

source of synonymy Monniot, C.; Monniot, F. (1987). Les ascidies de Polynesie francaise. <em>Mem. mus. nat. hist natur, A.</em> 136: 1-155.
page(s): 103, Fig. 39A-C.; note: Botryllus niger [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Unknown type (of Botrylloides nigrum Herdman, 1886) MNHN S1 Bot.A 39, geounit Martinique [details]
Unknown type (of Botryllus niger (Herdman, 1886)) MNHN S1 BOT.B 189, geounit Apra Harbor [details]
From editor or global species database
Synonymy Monniot & Monniot, 1987: Botryllus niger [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal Galapagos part of the South Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms

Introduced species vector dispersal Morocco Alboran Sea [details]
English black synascidia  [details]
French synascidie noire  [details]