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

Boltenia ovifera (Linnaeus, 1767)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BolteniaSavigny, 1816accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: stalked sea squirt


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

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

Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 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

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

Logan, A. 1998. A sublittoral hard substrate epibenthic community below 30 m in Head Harbour Passage, New Brunswick, Canada. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 27: 445-459.

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

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.





External Links

Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 3 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (53 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection





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