Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Bryozoa > Class Gymnolaemata > Order Cheilostomatida > Suborder Inovicellina > Superfamily Aeteoidea > Family Aeteidae > Genus Aetea

Aetea sica (Couch, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AeteaLamouroux, 1812accepted genus name

Species group names

Aetea azorensis Calvet, 1903 heterotypic synonym


original description

Couch, R. Q. 1844. A Cornish fauna, being a compendium of the natural history of the country. Pt. 3. The zoophytes and calcareous corallines. Truro: Printed for the Royal Institution of Cornwall, by L.E. Gillet,1844. pp. i-xvii; 1-164.

basis of record

Hayward, P.J. (2001). Bryozoa, 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. 325-333

additional source

De Blauwe, H. (2009). Mosdiertjes van de Zuidelijke Bocht van de Noordzee. Determinatiewerk voor België en Nederland. Uitgave Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee, Oostende: 464pp.

additional source

Lacourt, A.W. (1949). Bryozoa of the Netherlands. Archives Néerlandaises de Zoologie 8(3): 1-33.

additional source

Winston, J. E. and F. J. Maturo Jr. 2009. Bryozoans (Ectoprocta) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1147–1164 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

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.





External Links

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Bryozoa Collection


Gordon, D. (2014). Aetea sica (Couch, 1844). In: Bock, P.; Gordon, D. (2014) World List of Bryozoa. 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:111066




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