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Botryllus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Styelidae
Higher classification  Styelidae
Rank  Genus
Subphylum  Tunicata
Scientific name  Botryllus
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Stolidobranchia
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Similar  Botryllus schlosseri, Ascidians, Tunicate, Botrylloides, Botrylloides violaceus

Botryllus an odd and fascinating marine organism


Botryllus is a genus of colonial ascidian tunicates in the family Styelidae.

Contents

Star ascidian botryllus schlosseri timelapse


Species

Species in this genus include:

  • Botryllus arenaceus Monniot, 1988
  • Botryllus aster Monniot, 1991
  • Botryllus closionis Monniot, Monniot, Griffiths & Schleyer, 2001
  • Botryllus compositus Tokioka, 1967
  • Botryllus delicatus Okuyama & Saito, 2001
  • Botryllus eilatensis Shenkar & Monniot, 2006
  • Botryllus elegans (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
  • Botryllus firmus Monniot & Monniot, 1996
  • Botryllus gregalis (Sluiter, 1898)
  • Botryllus horridus Saito & Okuyama, 2003
  • Botryllus japonicus (Oka, 1931)
  • Botryllus maeandrius (Sluiter, 1898)
  • Botryllus magnus Ritter, 1901
  • Botryllus mortenseni Millar, 1964
  • Botryllus ovalis Monniot, 1988
  • Botryllus perspicuum Herdman, 1886
  • Botryllus planus (Van Name, 1902)
  • Botryllus primigenus Oka, 1928
  • Botryllus promiscuus Okuyama & Saito, 2002
  • Botryllus puniceus Saito & Nagasawa, 2003
  • Botryllus renierii (Lamarck, 1815)
  • Botryllus rosaceus Savigny, 1816
  • Botryllus scalaris Saito & Mukai, 1981
  • Botryllus schlosseri (Pallas, 1766)
  • Botryllus separatus Sluiter, 1904
  • Botryllus sexiensis Saito & Watanabe, 1981
  • Botryllus stewartensis Brewin, 1958
  • Botryllus stuhlmanni Michaelsen, 1918
  • Botryllus tabori Rodrigues, 1962
  • Botryllus tuberatus Ritter & Forsyth, 1917
  • References

    Botryllus Wikipedia


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