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Taxonavigation: Aplousobranchia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Tunicata
Classis: Ascidiacea
Ordo: Aplousobranchia

Familia: Didemnidae
Genera (9): Atriolum – Clitella – Coelocormus – Didemnum – Diplosoma – Leptoclinides – Lissoclinum – Polysyncraton – Trididemnum

[Source: Ascidiacea World Database (WoRMS, 2017)]


Type species: Didemnum Savigny, 1816.


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Additional references[edit]

  • Kott, P. 1983. Two new genera of didemnid ascidians from tropical Australian waters. The Beagle, Occasional Papers of the Northen Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences 1: 13–19.
  • Hirose, E. & M. Hirose, 2011. A New Didemnid Ascidian Lissoclinum midui sp. nov. from Kumejima Island (Okinawa, Japan), with Remarks on the Absence of a Common Cloacal System and the Presence of an Unknown Organ. Zoological Science 28(6): 462–468. Abstract: DOI: 10.2108/zsj.28.462.
  • Nagaya, K.; Hirose, E. 2013: Pattern of stigma numbers as a taxonomic character in some didemnid ascidians (Aplousobranchia: Didemnidae). Zootaxa 3608(1): 87–93. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3608.1.7 Reference page


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