Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Tunicata > Class Ascidiacea > Order Aplousobranchia > Family Clavelinidae > Genus Clavelina

Clavelina oblonga Herdman, 1880

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ClavelinaSavigny, 1816accepted genus name


original description

Herdman, W.A. (1880) Preliminary report on the Tunicata of the Challenger expedition. Part 2. Proc. R. Soc. Edinburgh, 10(2): 714-726

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

additional source

ROCHA, R. M.; KREMER, L. P.; FEHLAUER-ALE, K. H. 2012. Lack of COI variation for Clavelina oblonga (Tunicata, Ascidiacea) in Brazil: evidence for its human-mediated transportation? Aquatic Invasions 7

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.

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

additional source

Van Name, W.G. (1945) The North and South American ascidians Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 84: 1-476.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications)
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 4 proteins)


Gittenberger, A.; Sanamyan, K. (2014). Clavelina oblonga Herdman, 1880. In: Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2014) Ascidiacea World Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103554




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marine, not fresh, not terrestrial


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