Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Tunicata > Class Ascidiacea > Order Phlebobranchia > Family Corellidae > Genus Corella

Corella eumyota Traustedt, 1882

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CorellaAlder & Hancock, 1870accepted genus name


original description

Traustedt, M.P.A. (1882) Vestindiske Ascidiae Simplices, Forsie Afdeling. Phallusiadae Vid. Meddel. Nat. For. Kjobenhavn, ann.1881: 257-288.

basis of record

Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review 41: 47-114

additional source

Millar, R.H. (1962). Further descriptions of South African ascidians. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 46(7): 113-221

additional source

Van Name, W.G. (1945) The North and South American ascidians Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 84: 1-476.

additional source

Kott, P.; Bradford-Grieve, J.; Esnal, G.; Murdoch, R.C. (2009). Phylum Tunicata: sea squirts, salps, appendicularians, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 409-430.

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

additional source

Alurralde G, Torre L, Schwindt E, Castilla JC, Tatian M (2013) A re-evaluation of morphological characters of the invasive ascidian Corella eumyota reveals two different species at the tip of South America and in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Polar Biol DOI 10.1007/s00300-013-1319-3





External Links

GenBank (31 nucleotides; 18 proteins)
Barcode of Life (19 barcodes)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Chordata Collection
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (28 publications)


Sanamyan, K. (2014). Corella eumyota Traustedt, 1882. 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:173223




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