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

Aplidium glabrum (Verrill, 1871)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AplidiumSavigny, 1816accepted genus name
Sidnyum Savigny, 1816 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: glanzende bolzakpijp


original description

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.

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

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

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.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. 1984. Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.

additional source

Millar, R. H. 1966 Tunicata Ascidiacea. Marine invertebrates of Scandinavia. 1. Oslo: Scandinavia University Books. 123 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection


Sanamyan, K. (2014). Aplidium glabrum (Verrill, 1871). 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:103647




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