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Distaplia skoogi

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Snowball ascidian(Distaplia skoogi)

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lexID:
12494 
AphiaID:
215972 
Scientific:
Distaplia skoogi 
German:
Seescheiden 
English:
Snowball Ascidian 
Category:
Søpunge 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > Aplousobranchia (Order) > Holozoidae (Family) > Distaplia (Genus) > skoogi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Michaelsen, 1924 
Occurrence:
Australien, New Zealand, Syd Afrika 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder, Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-21 14:47:20 

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Distaplia skoogi Michaelsen, 1924

Colonies shapes like balls in white,cream,mauve or brown with groupsof zooids using common exhalant siphon
Individual zooids are obvious and oral siphons circled in white
Colony firm textured with round or oval systems of zooids , generally closely toether

Synonymised names:
Distaplia domuncula Michaelsen, 1923 (junior homonym)
Holozoa domuncula Hartmeyer, 1913 (original combination)

Original description: Michaelsen, W. (1934). The ascidians of the Cape Province of South Africa. Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa. 22: 129-163.

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