Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Tunicata > Class Ascidiacea > Order Stolidobranchia > Family Molgulidae > Genus Molgula

Molgula retortiformis Verrill, 1871

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MolgulaForbes, 1848accepted genus name

Literature

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

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1978. A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA. 329 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

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

ITIS database

additional source

Miner, R. W. 1950. Field book of seashore life. G.P. Putnam & Sons. New York. 888 p.

additional source

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

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Sanamyan, K.; Monniot, C. (2011). Molgula retortiformis Verrill, 1871. In: Noa Shenkar, Arjan Gittenberger, Gretchen Lambert, Marc Rius, Rosana Moreira Da Rocha, Billie J Swalla, Xavier Turon (2011) Ascidiacea World Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103796

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine

Importance

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Last modified

2007-12-05 by Karen Sanamyan

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