Species under Styela
n= 66
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Styela adriatica
Monniot & Monniot, 1976
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Styela aequatorialis
Michaelson,
South Africa
Styela angularis
(Stimpson, 1855)
Southeast Atlantic
Styela aomori
Oka, 1935
Northwest Pacific
Styela asterogama
Millar, 1975
Indo-West Pacific
Styela atlantica
(Van Name, 1912)
Northeast Atlantic
Styela barnharti
Ritter & Forsyth, 1917
Eastern Central Pacific
Styela bathybia
Bonnevie, 1896
Northeast Atlantic
Styela bicolor
(Sluiter, 1887)
Western Central Pacific
Styela calva
Monniot, Monniot & Millar, 1976
Eastern Atlantic, Indo-West Pacific and the Mediterranean 0.6
Styela canopus
(Savigny, 1816)
Rough sea tunicate Cosmopolitan 2
Styela chaini
Monniot & Monniot, 1970
Northeast Atlantic
Styela charcoti
Monniot & Monniot, 1973
Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean
Styela clara
Hartmeyer, 1906
Northwest Pacific
Styela clava
Herdman, 1881
Clubbed tunicate Cosmopolitan 12
Styela clavata
(Pallas, 1774)
Arctic and Pacific Ocean
Styela coriacea
(Alder & Hancock, 1848)
Pimpled sea squirt Pacific Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic 3
Styela costata
(Hartmeyer)
South Africa
Styela crinita
Monniot & Monniot, 1973
Mediterranean, Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific 0.7
Styela eurygaster
Millar, 1977
Southwest Atlantic
Styela gagetyleri
Young & Vazquez, 1997
Western Indian Ocean
Styela gelatinosa
Traustedt, 1886
Northeast Atlantic
Styela gibbsii
(Stimpson, 1864)
Peanut sea squirt Northeast Atlantic and Eastern Pacific 15
Styela glans
Herdman, 1881
Southwest Atlantic, Southern Pacific and the Antarctic
Styela gracilocarpa
Millar, 1982
Southwest Pacific
Styela grahami
Sluiter, 1912
Antarctica
Styela hadalis
Sanamyan & Sanamyan, 2006
Northwest Pacific
Styela kottae
Monniot & Monniot, 1992
Western Central Pacific
Styela loculosa
Monniot & Monniot, 1968
Atlantic Ocean
Styela longiducta
Monniot & Monniot, 1985
Western Indian Ocean
Styela macrenteron
Ritter, 1913
Arctic and Northeast Pacific
Styela magalhaensis
Michaelsen, 1898
Antarctic, Southwest Atlantic and Southeast Pacific
Styela mallei
Monniot, 1979
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Styela marquesana
Michaelson, 1918
Western Indian Ocean
Styela materna
Monniot & Monniot, 1983
Southeast Atlantic and Antarctic Atlantic
Styela meteoris
Monniot, 2002
Western Indian Ocean
Styela milleri
Ritter, 1907
Atlantic and Indo-Pacific
Styela minima
Monniot, 1971
Western Atlantic
Styela montereyensis
(Dall, 1872)
Stalked sea squirt Eastern Pacific 25
Styela multitentaculata
Sanamyan & Sanamyan, 2006
Northeast Pacific
Styela oblonga
Herdman, 1881
Southwest Atlantic
Styela ordinaria
Monniot & Monniot, 1985
Southern Indian Ocean
Styela paessleri
Michaelsen, 1898
Antarctic, Southwest Atlantic and Southeast Pacific
Styela plicata
(Lesueur, 1823)
Pleated sea squirt Cosmopolitan 8
Styela polypes
Monniot, Monniot & Millar, 1976
Southwest Pacific
Styela psoliformis
Monniot & Monniot, 1989
Southeast Pacific
Styela pupa
Heller,
Western Indian Ocean
Styela radicata
Millar, 1962
Western Indian Ocean
Styela rustica
(Linnaeus, 1767)
Northern Atlantic, Pacific Ocean and the Arctic
Styela schmitti
Van Name, 1945
Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic
Styela sericata
Herdman, 1888
Antarctic
Styela serpentina
(Sluiter, 1912)
Antarctica
Styela sigma
Hartmeyer, 1906
Northeast Atlantic and Pacific Ocean 3
Styela similis
Monniot, 1970
Northern Atlantic
Styela squamosa
Herman, 1881
Indo-Pacific, Southern Atlantic and the Antarctic
Styela suluensis
Monniot & Monniot, 2003
Western Central Pacific
Styela talpina
Monniot, 1978
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Styela tenuibranchia
Monniot, Monniot & Millar, 1976
Indo-West Pacific 1.5
Styela tesseris
Lambert, 1993
Eastern Central Pacific
Styela thalassae
Monniot, 1969
Northeast Atlantic
Styela theeli
Änrbäck, 1921
Northeast Atlantic
Styela tholiformis
(Sluiter, 1912)
Antarctica
Styela tokiokai
Nishikawa, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Styela truncata
Ritter, 1901
Pacific Ocean
Styela wandeli
(Sluiter, 1911)
Antarctic and sub-Antarctic
Styela yakutatensis
Ritter, 1901
Northeast Pacific
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