Microcosmus exasperatus Heller, 1878

Jaffarali, Abdul, Akram, Soban A & Arshan, Kaleem ML, 2016, New distributional data on ascidian fauna (Tunicata: Ascidiacea) from Mandapam coast, Gulf of Mannar, India, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 7855-7855: 7855

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scientific name

Microcosmus exasperatus Heller, 1878
status

 

Microcosmus exasperatus Heller, 1878 

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: DBTICMPM06; recordedBy: Abdul Jaffarali et al.; individualCount: 1; sex: Hermophrodite; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: Invasive; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Tunicata; class: Ascidiacea; order: Stolidobranchia; family: Pyuridae; genus: Microcosmus; specificEpithet: exasperatus; scientificNameAuthorship: Heller, 1878; Location: continent: Asia; country: India; stateProvince: Tamil Nadu; municipality: Ramanathapuram; locality: Mandapam ; locationRemarks: Intertidal flats and shallow water; decimalLatitude: 9.2856; decimalLongitude: 79.1586; Identification: identifiedBy: Dr. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali; dateIdentified: 2014; Event: samplingProtocol: Dislodging; year: 2014; month: 3; day: 15; eventRemarks: H. Abdul Jaffarali, A. Soban Akram, M.L. Kaleem Arshan; Record Level: type: Physical Object; language: en; institutionID: IC; collectionID: MPM/PB/01; collectionCode: Ascidians; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimenGoogleMaps 

Distribution

Fiji, Philippines, Hawaii, New Caledonia, Bermuda, Brazil, Indonesia, Florida, New South Wales (Central East coast, Lower East coast), Northern Territory (North coast), Queensland (Central East coast, Northeast coast), Western Australia (Central West coast, Lower West coast, North coast, Northwest coast); West Indies, East Africa, Red Sea.

Distribution in India

Thoothukudi coast, Chinna Muttom and Vizhinjam Bay.