Leptoclinides rufus   (Sluiter,  1909) (Sea Squirt)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Aplousobranchia
Family:Didemnidae

Description
Color: White, grey


Synonym (s)
Polysyncraton rufum Sluiter, 1909
Polysyncraton rufus Sluiter, 1909
(Misspelling)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Sadaimunian Valasai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.75) (Long: 78.20) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchendur (Lat: 8.48) (Long: 78.11) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Azhickal (Lat: 8.12) (Long: 77.34) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Oovari INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Manapad INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchendur INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jaffar Ali, AH; Sivakumar, V and Tamilselvi, M (2009) Distribution of Alien and Cryptogenic Ascidians along the Southern Coasts of Indian Peninsula World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences IDOSI Publications 1(4) 305-312 Available at - http://www.idosi.org/wjfms/wjfms1%284%2909/9.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Meenakshi, VK; Renganathan, TK; Senthamarai, S and Jeyalakshmi, J (2003) Marine biodiversity - Taxonomy of Indian Ascidians Technical report Available at - Biodiversity Informatics Group, NIO, Goa

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