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

Styela coriacea (Alder & Hancock, 1848)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StyelaFleming, 1822accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): rødsekkdyr sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Rotmund-Seescheide sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: rødsekkdyr sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: rødsekkdyr sources: Trans. Tyneside Club 1: 196
 Norwegian Nynorsk: raudsekkdyr sources: Trans. Tyneside Club 1: 196
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): raudsekkdyr sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: russinknopp


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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 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

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

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

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection


Sanamyan, K. (2014). Styela coriacea (Alder & Hancock, 1848). 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:103930




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