Rhodosoma turcicum   (Savigny,  1816) (Sea Squirt)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Phlebobranchia
Family:Corellidae

Description
Color: Light pink, translucent


Synonym (s)
Corellascidia herdmani Hartmeyer, 1900
Pera huxleyi Macdonald, 1862
Phallusia turcica Savigny, 1816
Rhodosoma ceylonicum Herdman, 1906
Rhodosoma huxleyi (Macdonald, 1862)
Rhodosoma papillosum (Stimpson, 1855)
Rhodosoma pellucidum (Stimpson, 1855)
Rhodosoma pyxis Traustedt, 1882
Rhodosoma seminudum Heller, 1878
Schizascus papillosus Stimpson, 1855
Schizascus pellucidas Stimpson, 1855
(Misspelling)
Schizascus pellucidus Stimpson, 1855

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin Harbour INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2011-02-22

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