Polycarpa intonata Kott, 1985

Kott, Patricia, 2006, Observations on non-didemnid ascidians from Australian waters (1), Journal of Natural History 40 (3 - 4), pp. 169-234: 217

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930600621601

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/011D87C1-FFC2-CD73-1FCA-FE47E6F4FC57

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scientific name

Polycarpa intonata Kott, 1985
status

 

Polycarpa intonata Kott, 1985  

Polycarpa intonata Kott 1985, p 168   .

Distribution

Previously recorded ( Kott 1985): Queensland (Abbot Point, Cleveland Bay ). New records: Queensland (15.245 ° S, 145.435 ° E, 29 m; 15.495 ° S, 145.385 ° E, 25 m, 18.615 ° S, 146.465 ° E, 23 m) GoogleMaps   .

Remarks

Previously the species was known only from two locations in the vicinity of Townsville and the new records extend the known range to the north (from Cooktown to Ingham). As previously described, the oval, sandy specimens, with thin sandy test, have two irregular rows of rounded ovarian sacs with their ducts directed ventrally on each side of the endostyle. Up to four specimens have been taken at each of the three newly recorded locations. The species is known to be one of the few known solitary viviparous species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Ascidiacea

Order

Stolidobranchia

Family

Styelidae

Genus

Polycarpa

Loc

Polycarpa intonata Kott, 1985

Kott, Patricia 2006
2006
Loc

Polycarpa intonata

Kott P 1985: 168
1985