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Table 1 List of tunicate species considered in the cladistic analysis

From: Evolutionary diversification of secondary mechanoreceptor cells in tunicata

Traditionally recognized higher taxonomic groupings Species References
Tunicata Ascidiacea Pleurogona Stolidobranchiata Botryllus schlosseri [40]
Botrylloides leachi, B. violaceus [40, 41]
Styela plicata, S. montereyensis, S. gibsii [3, 42]
Polyandrocarpa zorritensis [3]
Molgula socialis [6]
Pyura stolonifera, P. haustor [3]
Enterogona Aplousobranchiata Clavelina lepadiformis [5]
Diplosoma listerianum [5]
Phlebobranchiata Ciona intestinalis [4, 5]
Ascidiella aspersa
Phallusia mammillata
Chelyosoma productum
Corella inflata; C. willmeriana
Appendicularia    Oikopleura dioica; O. albicans [43]
Thaliacea Pyrosomatida   Pyrosoma atlanticum [7]
Doliolida   Doliolum nationalis [7]