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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Ascidiacea (class)  »  Stolidobranchia (order)  »  Molgulidae (family)

CAAB Code: 35 031022 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Molgula herdmanina   Monniot & Dettai, 2015

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 35 - Tunicata Tunicates (ascidians, larvaceans and salps)
Family: 35 31 Molgulidae (ascidians, sea squirts) - show full list
Common Name: [an ascidian (sea squirt)]
Organism Type: an ascidian (sea squirt)
Synonyms: Molgula pedunculata
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in subantarctic/Antarctic waters:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 35 031902     Molgula spp.
Taxon Notes:This species is found mainly around the Kerguelen area.
Scientific Name Notes:This is a replacement name for Molgula pedunculata Herdman, 1881, which is a different species to (and preoccupied by) M. pedunculata (Herdman, 1881), originally described as Ascopera pedunculata. See Monniot & Dattai, 2015.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-08-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Monniot, F., Dettai, A., 2015. Pedunculate Molgula species (Ascidiidae, Molgulidae) from the French Antarctic sector. Redescription and taxonomic revision., Zootaxa, Vol. 3920(1): 171-197.
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