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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Ascidiacea
Scientific name  Didemnidae
Rank  Family
Subphylum  Tunicata
Suborder  Aplousobranchia
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Enterogona
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Similar  Didemnum, Diplosoma, Aplousobranchia, Prochloron, Lissoclinum patella

Didemnidae is a family of colonial tunicates in the order Enterogona.

These marine animals are found in shallow water on the seabed. Members of this family have small zooids that form encrusting colonies. The body of each zooid is divided into a thorax and an abdomen.


The World Register of Marine Species lists the following genera:

  • Atriolum Kott, 1983
  • Clitella Kott, 2001
  • Coelocormus Herdman, 1886
  • Didemnum Savigny, 1816
  • Diplosoma Macdonald, 1859
  • Leptoclinides Bjerkan, 1905
  • Lissoclinum Verrill, 1871
  • Polysyncraton Nott, 1891
  • Trididemnum Della Valle, 1881
  • References

    Didemnidae Wikipedia