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Distaplia occidentalis

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Distaplia occidentalis, Pillar Point docks 2014

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Courtesy of the author Donna Pomeroy, USA (Copyright Donna Pomeroy) Image detail


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lexID:
10235 
AphiaID:
250152 
Scientific:
Distaplia occidentalis 
German:
Seescheide 
English:
Mushroom Tunicate 
Category:
Søpunge 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > Aplousobranchia (Order) > Holozoidae (Family) > Distaplia (Genus) > occidentalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bancroft, 1899 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Canada, USA, Østlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Food:
azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Foder specialist, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Distaplia alaskensis
  • Distaplia australiensis
  • Distaplia capensis
  • Distaplia clavata
  • Distaplia concreta
  • Distaplia corolla
  • Distaplia cuscina
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-12-10 19:49:10 

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Distaplia occidentalis Bancroft, 1899

Very special Thank to Donna Pomeroy, USA for the Picture of Distaplia occidentalis.

Found in rocky intertidal and low intertidal areas. Colonial

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Tunicata (Subphylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > Aplousobranchia (Order) > Holozoidae (Family) > Distaplia (Genus)

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