Clavelina oblonga Herdman, 1880

A. Palomino-Alvarez, Lilian, Moreira Rocha, Rosana & Simoes, Nuno, 2019, Checklist of ascidians (Chordata, Tunicata) from the southern Gulf of Mexico, ZooKeys 832, pp. 1-33: 1

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.832.31712

publication LSID

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/009E58EA-4FEF-5A78-4B08-1D87B817FC2F

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scientific name

Clavelina oblonga Herdman, 1880
status

 

Clavelina oblonga Herdman, 1880  

Material examined.

CAGoM-0081, CAGoM-0082, Sey 3, 11 m, 19-03-2015, leg. L. Palomino-Alvarez; CAGoM-0093, Mad 2, 7 m, 27-05-2015, leg. L. Palomino-Alvarez.

Remarks.

Specimens from Seybaplaya, Campeche were associated with the hydroid Macrorhynchia philippina   Kirchenpauer, 1872 ( Cnidaria  : Hydrozoa  ), from which they may gain protection from predators. The details of this association should be investigated.

Global distribution.

United States ( Van Name 1945; Plough 1978; Lambert et al. 2005), Bermudas ( Herdman 1880, 1882; Monniot 1972; Van Name 1902, 1945; Verrill 1900; Berrill 1932), Jamaica ( Goodbody 1993, 2003), Southwestern Gulf of Mexico ( Van Name 1921), Curaçao (Goodbody 1984; Millar 1962),Venezuela ( Rocha et al. 2010), Guadeloupe (Monniot 1983), Tobago ( Cole 2012), Brazil ( Millar 1958; Rocha et al. 2005 a; Rocha and Costa 2005; Rocha and Kremer 2005; Rodrigues et al. 1998), Azores ( Monniot and Monniot 1994), Madeira ( Harant 1929); Senegal ( Pérès 1951; Monniot 1969; Lafargue and Wahl 1987), Spain and Italy ( Ordóñez et al. 2016; Casso et al. 2018).