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

Styela Fleming, 1822

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Styela adriatica F. & C. Monniot, 1976
Styela bathybia Bonnevie, 1896
Styela calva Monniot C., Monniot F. & Millar, 1976
Styela canopus (Savigny, 1816)
Styela chaini Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1970
Styela charcoti Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1973
Styela clava Herdman, 1881
Styela coriacea (Alder & Hancock, 1848)
Styela crinita Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1973
Styela gelatinosa (Traustedt, 1886)
Styela gibbsii Stimpson, 1864
Styela loculosa Monniot C. & Monniot F., 1969
Styela plicata (Lesueur, 1823)
Styela rustica Linnaeus, 1767
Styela sigma Hartmeyer, 1912
Styela similis Monniot C., 1970
Styela thalassae Monniot C., 1969
Styela theeli Ärnbäck, 1922


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). Styela Fleming, 1822. 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:103543




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