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Pyura haustor Solitary ascidian


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lexID:
13034 
AphiaID:
251266 
Scientific:
Pyura haustor 
German:
Solitäre Seescheide 
English:
Solitary Ascidian 
Category:
Sea Squirts 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Ascidiacea (Class) > Stolidobranchia (Order) > Pyuridae (Family) > Pyura (Genus) > haustor (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Stimpson, ), 1864 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Mexico (East Pacific), North Pacific (Ocean), Northeast Pacific Ocean, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 200 Meter 
Size:
3,5 cm 
Temperature:
46.4 °F - 50 °F (8°C - 10°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Filter feeder 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Pyura abradata
  • Pyura antillarum
  • Pyura arenosa
  • Pyura aripuensis
  • Pyura australia
  • Pyura bouvetensis
  • Pyura breviramosa
  • Pyura capensis
  • Pyura chilensis
  • Pyura columna
 
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Publisher:
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Created:
Last edit:
2020-05-22 20:23:35 

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Pyura haustor (Stimpson, 1864)

How to Distinguish from Similar Species: The rough tunic, broad attachment, tall stature, and red on the siphons distinguish this species.

Diet includes crustacean, echinoderm, and mollusk larvae and eggs, as well as the larvae and eggs of tunicates.

Synonymised names:
Cynthia erecta Ritter, 1900 (original combination)
Cynthia haustor Stimpson, 1864 (original combination)
Cynthia macrosiphonus Ritter, 1900 (original combination)
Halocynthia haustor (Stimpson, 1864) (new combination)
Halocynthia johnsoni Ritter, 1909 (original combination)
Halocynthia washingtonia Ritter, 1913 (original combination)

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