Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Tunicata > Class Ascidiacea > Order Stolidobranchia > Family Styelidae

Polycarpa Heller, 1877

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Polycarpa aernbaeckae Monniot, 1964
Polycarpa arnbackae Monniot F., 1964
Polycarpa biscayensis Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1974
Polycarpa caudata Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1974
Polycarpa comata (Alder, 1863)
Polycarpa discoidea Heller, 1877
Polycarpa errans Hartmeyer, 1909
Polycarpa fibrosa (Stimpson, 1852)
Polycarpa gracilis Heller, 1877
Polycarpa itera Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1977
Polycarpa kornogi Glémarec & Monniot C., 1966
Polycarpa mamillaris (Gaertner, 1774)
Polycarpa offa Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1988
Polycarpa pentarhiza Monniot F., 1965
Polycarpa pomaria (Savigny, 1816)
Polycarpa porculus Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1979
Polycarpa pseudoalbatrossi Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1968
Polycarpa pusilla (Herdman, 1884)
Polycarpa rockallensis Millar, 1982
Polycarpa scuba Monniot C., 1971
Polycarpa tenera Lacaze-Duthiers & Delage, 1892
Polycarpa violacea (Alder, 1863)


basis of record

Monniot, C. (2001). Ascidiacea & Sorberacea, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 352-355

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.



External Links



Sanamyan, K. (2014). Polycarpa Heller, 1877. In: Shenkar, N.; Gittenberger, A.; Lambert, G.; Rius, M.; Moreira Da Rocha, R.; Swalla, B.J.; Turon, X. (2014) Ascidiacea World Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103538




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