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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 35 032057 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pyura dalbyi   Rius & Teske, 2011

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 35 - Tunicata Tunicates (ascidians, larvaceans and salps)
Family: 35 32 Pyuridae (ascidians, sea squirts) - show full list
Common Name: [an ascidian]
Organism Type: an ascidian
Synonyms: Pyura stolonifera
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 35 032901     Pyura spp.
Taxon Notes:This species was previously known as Pyura stolonifera, but the latter is now considered to be a species complex, and P. stolonifera s.s. is restricted to southern Africa. P. dalbyi is currently known from southern Australia. See Rius & Teske, 2013.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Rius, M., Teske, P.R., 2011. A revision of the Pyura stolonifera species complex (Tunicata, Ascidiacea), with a description of a new species from Australia., Zootaxa, Vol. 2754: 27-40.
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Rius, M., Teske, P.R., 2013. Cryptic diversity in coastal Australasia: a morphological and mitonuculear genetic analysis of habitat-forming sibling species., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 168: 597-611.
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