Didemnidae

Didemnum candidum, copyright marine_p.

Belongs within: Enterogona.

The Didemnidae are a group of tunicates whose small zooids form encrusting colonies.

<==Didemnidae
    |--AtriolumMG-H11
    |    |--A. bucinum Kott 2001MG-H11
    |    `--A. tubiporum Kott 2001MG-H11
    |--LissoclinumMS98
    |    |--L. badium Monniot & Monniot 1996BS17
    |    |--L. bistratum (Sluiter 1905)BS17
    |    |--L. maculatum Kott 2001MG-H11
    |    |--L. molleMS98
    |    |--L. patella (Gottschaldt 1898)BS17
    |    |--L. reginum Kott 2001BS17
    |    `--L. taratara Monniot & Monniot 1987BS17
    |--LeptoclinidesMG-H11
    |    |--L. fungiformis Kott 1972MG-H11
    |    |--L. multilobatus Kott 1954MG-H11
    |    |--L. rigidus Kott 2001BS17
    |    |--L. sulawesi Monniot & Monniot 1996BS17
    |    `--L. vesica Kott 2008MG-H11
    |--TrididemnumMG-H11
    |    |--T. cyclops Michaelsen 1921BS17
    |    |--T. discrepans (Sluiter 1909)BS17
    |    |--T. fallaxPP64
    |    |--T. farrago Kott 2004BS17
    |    |--T. grandistellatum Kott 2008MG-H11
    |    |--T. miniatum Kott 1977BS17
    |    |--T. pigmentatum Kott 2001BS17
    |    |--T. savignii (Herdman 1886)BS17
    |    `--T. sibogae (Hartmeyer 1910)MG-H11
    |--PolysyncratonMG-H11
    |    |--P. arvum Kott 2004BS17
    |    |--P. calculum Kott 2008MG-H11
    |    |--P. catillum Kott 2004BS17
    |    |--P. dealbatum Kott 2008MG-H11
    |    |--P. fistulum Kott 2008MG-H11
    |    |--P. lacazeiPP64
    |    |--P. millepore Vaseur 1969MG-H11
    |    |--P. niveum Kott 2004BS17
    |    |--P. palliolum Kott 2001MG-H11
    |    |--P. pavimentum Monniot 1993MG-H11
    |    `--P. solidumMG-H11
    `--DidemnumMG-H11
         |--D. albopunctatum Sluiter 1909BS17
         |--D. aratore Kott 2004BS17
         |--D. candidum Savigny 1816MG-H11
         |--D. carneolentumMS98
         |--D. cygnus Kott 2001MG-H11
         |--D. dolium Kott 2008MG-H11
         |--D. domesticum Kott 2004BS17
         |--D. fragile Sluiter 1909BS17
         |--D. fulgensPP64
         |--D. fuscum Sluiter 1909BS17
         |--D. jedanense Sluiter 1909MG-H11
         |--D. lillipution Kott 2004BS17
         |--D. membranaceum Sluiter 1909BS17
         |--D. molle (Herdman 1886)N02
         |--D. moseleyi (Herdman 1886)MG-H11
         |--D. multiampullae Kott 2008MG-H11
         |--D. nekozita Tokioka 1967BS17
         |--D. ossium Kott 2001MG-H11
         |--D. perplexum Kott 2001MG-H11
         |--D. plebeium Kott 2005MG-H11
         |--D. precocinum Kott 2001BS17
         |--D. psammatodes (Sluiter 1895)BS17
         |--D. rota Kott 2004BS17
         |--D. tapetum Kott 2008MG-H11
         |--D. ternatanumMS98
         |--D. usitatum Kott 2004BS17
         |--D. velum Kott 2008MG-H11
         `--D. vesperi Kott 2004BS17

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[BS17] Bryce, C., & A. Sampey. 2017. Kimberley marine biota. Historical data: additional phyla (Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, Annelida, Platyhelminthes, Sipuncula, Cnidaria and Chordata). Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 84: 345–361.

[MS98] Margulis, L., & K. V. Schwartz. 1998. Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth 3rd ed. W. H. Freeman and Company: New York.

[MG-H11] McEnnulty, F. R., K. L. Gowlett-Holmes, A. Williams, F. Althaus, J. Fromont, G. C. B. Poore, T. D. O’Hara, L. Marsh, P. Kott, S. Slack-Smith, P. Alderslade & M. V. Kitahara. 2011. The deepwater megabenthic invertebrates on the western continental margin of Australia (100–1100 m depths): composition, distribution and novelty. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 80: 1–191.

[N02] Newman, L. J. 2002. A new euryleptid flatworm (Platyhelminthes, Polycladida) associated with a colonial ascidian from the Great Barrier Reef. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 48: 169–172.

[PP64] Peres, J. M., & J. Picard. 1964. Nouveau manuel de bionomie benthique de la mer Mediterranee. Recueil des Travaux de la Station Marine d’Endoume, Bulletin 31 (27): 5–137.

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