Ascidiacea

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Ascidia sp.

Taxonavigation[edit]

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Urochordata
Classis: Ascidiacea
Ordines (3): Aplousobranchia – Phlebobranchia – Stolidobranchia
[Source: Ascidiacea World Database (WoRMS, 2017)]

Name[edit]

Classifications[edit]

  • Lahille (1886, 1887, 1890) divided Ascidiacea based on the structure of the adult branchial sac into three orders: Aplousobranchia, Phlebobranchia and Stolidobranchia.
  • Perrier (1898) as modified by Garstang (1928) divided Ascidiacea based upon the position of the gonads and other morphological considerations into two orders: Enterogona and Pleurogona.

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Additional references[edit]

Links[edit]

Ascidiacea in the Ascidiacea World Database

Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Sumky
dansk: Søpunge
Deutsch: Seescheiden
Ελληνικά: Ασκίδια
English: Ascidiacea
français: Ascidies
italiano: Ascidie
македонски: Асцидии
Nederlands: Zakpijp
日本語: ホヤ綱
polski: Żachwy
українська: Асцидії
中文: 海鞘纲
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