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Family: Molgulidae (See list of species below)

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181 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Anomopera ingolfiana
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Bostrichobranchus digonas
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Bostrichobranchus septum
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Eugyra adriatica
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Eugyra arenosa
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Eugyra brewinae
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Eugyra connectens
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Eugyra glutinans
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Eugyra hexarhiza
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Eugyra islandica
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Eugyra kerguelenensis
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Eugyra macrenteron
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Eugyra malayensis
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Eugyra mammillata
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Eugyra millimetra
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Eugyra molguloides
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Eugyra munida
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Eugyra novaezealandiae
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Eugyra pedunculata
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Eugyra pilularis
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Eugyra polyducta
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Eugyrioides borealis
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Eugyrioides glutinans
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Eugyrioides guttula
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Eugyrioides myodes
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Fungulus antarcticus
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Fungulus cinereus
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Fungulus curlus
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Fungulus minutulus
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Fungulus perlucidus
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Gamaster dakarensis
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Gamaster guillei
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Gamaster vallatum
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Hexacrobylus arcticus
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Hexacrobylus eunuchus
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Minipera macquariensis
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Minipera papillosa
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Minipera pedunculata
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Molgula amesophleba
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Molgula antiborealis
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Molgula appendiculata
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Molgula arenata
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Molgula bisinus
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Molgula bleizi
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Molgula bourbonis
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Molgula braziliensis
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Molgula brieni
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Molgula calvata
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Molgula caminae
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Molgula celebensis
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Molgula celtica
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Molgula citrina
[sea grape]
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Molgula coactilis
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Molgula complanata
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Molgula conchata
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Molgula confluxa
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Molgula contorta
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Molgula cooperi
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Molgula crustosa
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Molgula cryptica
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Molgula delicata
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Molgula dextrocarpa
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Molgula dicosta
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Molgula dione
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Molgula discogona
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Molgula diversa
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Molgula echinosiphonica
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Molgula ellistoni
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Molgula enodis
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Molgula estadosi
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Molgula euplicata
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Molgula euprocta
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Molgula falsensis
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Molgula ficus
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Molgula georgiana
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Molgula gigantea
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Molgula griffithsii
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Molgula habanensis
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Molgula helleri
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Molgula herdmani
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Molgula hirta
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Molgula hodgsoni
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Molgula hozawai
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Molgula impura
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Molgula incidata
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Molgula karubari
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Molgula kerguelenensis
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Molgula kiaeri
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Molgula kolaensis
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Molgula kophameli
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Molgula longitubis
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Molgula longivascula
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Molgula lutulenta
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Molgula macquariensis
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Molgula malvinensis
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Molgula manhattensis
[common sea grape]
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Molgula marioni
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Molgula millari
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Molgula mira
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Molgula mollis
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Molgula mortenseni
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Molgula napiformis
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Molgula novaeselandiae
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Molgula occidentalis
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Molgula occulta
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Molgula oculata
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Molgula oregonia
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Molgula pacifica
[globular ascidian]
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Molgula pedunculata
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Molgula phytophila
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Molgula pigafettae
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Molgula pila
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Molgula plana
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Molgula platana
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Molgula platybranchia
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Molgula provisionalis
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Molgula pugetiensis
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Molgula pulchra
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Molgula pumila
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Molgula pyriformis
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Molgula regularis
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Molgula retortiformis
[sea clod]
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Molgula rheophila
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Molgula riddlei
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Molgula rima
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Molgula robini
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Molgula robusta
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Molgula roemeri
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Molgula roulei
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Molgula sabulosa
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Molgula satyrus
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Molgula scutata
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Molgula setigera
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Molgula simplex
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Molgula siphonalis
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Molgula siphonata
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Molgula sluiteri
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Molgula socialis
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Molgula solenata
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Molgula sphaera
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Molgula tectiformis
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Molgula tethys
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Molgula topata
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Molgula tubifera
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Molgula vara
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Molgula variazizi
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Molgula verrilli
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Molgula verrucifera
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Molgula xenophora
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Molguloides bathybia
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Molguloides coronatum
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Molguloides crenatum
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Molguloides crinibus
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Molguloides cyclocarpa
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Molguloides glans
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Molguloides immunda
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Molguloides longirecta
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Molguloides mollis
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Molguloides monocarpa
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Molguloides sibuetae
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Molguloides sphaeroidea
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Molguloides sulcatus
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Molguloides tenuis
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Molguloides tonsus
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Molguloides translucidus
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Molguloides vitrea
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Paramolgula canioi
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Paramolgula filholi
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Paramolgula gregaria
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Pareugyrioides arnbackae
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Pareugyrioides chardyi
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Pareugyrioides dalli
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Pareugyrioides digitus
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Pareugyrioides exigua
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Pareugyrioides galatheae
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Pareugyrioides macrentera
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Pareugyrioides vannamei
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Protomolgula bythia
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Protomolgula cornuta
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Protomolgula triangularis
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Rhizomolgula globularis
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181 Species of Family Molgulidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anomopera ingolfiana Northeast Atlantic.
Bostrichobranchus digonas Western Central Atlantic
Bostrichobranchus septum Antarctic Indian Ocean
Eugyra adriatica Atlantic and the Mediterr
Eugyra arenosa Atlantic and the Mediterr 2 WD
Eugyra brewinae Southwest Pacific
Eugyra connectens Northeast Atlantic
Eugyra glutinans Arctic, Eastern Pacific a
Eugyra hexarhiza Northwest Pacific
Eugyra islandica Northeast Atlantic
Eugyra kerguelenensis Southwest Atlantic, South
Eugyra macrenteron Southeast Atlantic
Eugyra malayensis Western Central Pacific
Eugyra mammillata Western Central Pacific
Eugyra millimetra Eastern Indian Ocean
Eugyra molguloides Indo-West Pacific
Eugyra munida Southwest Pacific
Eugyra novaezealandiae Southwest Pacific
Eugyra pedunculata Northeast Atlantic
Eugyra pilularis Western Atlantic
Eugyra polyducta Antarctic.
Eugyrioides borealis Eastern Atlantic
Eugyrioides glutinans Northeast Atlantic, Pacif
Eugyrioides guttula Southeast Pacific and Sou
Eugyrioides myodes Southeast Atlantic
Fungulus antarcticus Antarctic.
Fungulus cinereus Antarctic Atlantic and In
Fungulus curlus Southwest Atlantic
Fungulus minutulus Western Central Pacific
Fungulus perlucidus Southern Atlantic, Indo-P 1.3 WD
Gamaster dakarensis Eastern Atlantic
Gamaster guillei Southwest Atlantic
Gamaster vallatum Western Central Atlantic
Hexacrobylus arcticus Northeast Atlantic
Hexacrobylus eunuchus Southwest Atlantic
Minipera macquariensis Southwest Pacific
Minipera papillosa Circumglobal.
Minipera pedunculata Atlantic Ocean 0.005 WD
Molgula amesophleba Northeast Atlantic and th
Molgula antiborealis Southeast Atlantic
Molgula appendiculata Atlantic and the Mediterr
Molgula arenata Northwest Atlantic.
Molgula bisinus Western Central Pacific
Molgula bleizi Atlantic and the Mediterr
Molgula bourbonis Southwest Indian Ocean.
Molgula braziliensis Southwest Atlantic
Molgula brieni Western Indian Ocean
Molgula calvata Indo-West Pacific
Molgula caminae Northeast Atlantic
Molgula celebensis Western Central Pacific
Molgula celtica Northeast Atlantic
Molgula citrina sea grape Northeast Atlantic and th 1.8 WD
Molgula coactilis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Molgula complanata Eastern Atlantic and the 1.5 H
Molgula conchata Southeast Atlantic and In
Molgula confluxa Antarctica.
Molgula contorta Western Central Atlantic
Molgula cooperi Northeast Pacific
Molgula crustosa Northeast Atlantic
Molgula cryptica Southeast Atlantic
Molgula delicata Western Pacific 0.9 WD
Molgula dextrocarpa Northern Atlantic
Molgula dicosta Western Indian Ocean
Molgula dione Western Indian Ocean. 2.6 WD
Molgula discogona Western Central Pacific
Molgula diversa Western Pacific
Molgula echinosiphonica Northeast Atlantic
Molgula ellistoni Eastern Indian Ocean
Molgula enodis Antarctic.
Molgula estadosi Southwest Atlantic and So
Molgula euplicata Antarctic and sub-Antarct
Molgula euprocta Northeast Atlantic and th
Molgula falsensis Southeast Atlantic
Molgula ficus Indo-Pacific.
Molgula georgiana Southwest Pacific, Antarc
Molgula gigantea Antarctic
Molgula griffithsii Northern Atlantic, Northe
Molgula habanensis Western Atlantic
Molgula helleri Eastern Atlantic and the
Molgula herdmani Southwest Pacific and Nor
Molgula hirta Northeast Atlantic
Molgula hodgsoni Antarctic.
Molgula hozawai Northwest Pacific
Molgula impura Northeast Atlantic and th
Molgula incidata Western Pacific.
Molgula karubari Western Central Pacific
Molgula kerguelenensis Antarctic and sub-Antarct
Molgula kiaeri Northeast Atlantic
Molgula kolaensis Northeast Atlantic
Molgula kophameli Southwest Atlantic
Molgula longitubis Western Indian Ocean
Molgula longivascula Southwest Pacific and the
Molgula lutulenta Northwest Atlantic
Molgula macquariensis Antarctic Indian Ocean an
Molgula malvinensis Indo-West Pacific, Southw
Molgula manhattensis common sea grape Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 4 WD
Molgula marioni Southern Pacific, Southwe
Molgula millari Antarctic Atlantic and In 1.3 TL
Molgula mira Northeast Atlantic
Molgula mollis Indo-West Pacific
Molgula mortenseni Indo-Pacific, Southwest A
Molgula napiformis Eastern Central Pacific
Molgula novaeselandiae Southwest Pacific
Molgula occidentalis Cosmopolitan. 3 TL
Molgula occulta Atlantic and the Mediterr
Molgula oculata Atlantic and the Mediterr 8 WD
Molgula oregonia Northeast Pacific
Molgula pacifica globular ascidian Northeast Pacific
Molgula pedunculata Southwest Atlantic, Indo- 10 WD
Molgula phytophila Southwest Atlantic 0.5 TL
Molgula pigafettae Southwest Atlantic and So
Molgula pila Eastern Indian Ocean
Molgula plana Northeast Atlantic
Molgula platana Southwest Atlantic
Molgula platybranchia Atlantic Ocean. 1.2 TL
Molgula provisionalis Western Atlantic
Molgula pugetiensis Pacific Ocean.
Molgula pulchra Southern Pacific, Southwe 1 H
Molgula pumila Northeast Atlantic and th
Molgula pyriformis Southeast Pacific and Atl
Molgula regularis Northwest Pacific.
Molgula retortiformis sea clod Northern Pacific and Nort 10 TL
Molgula rheophila Northeast Atlantic and th
Molgula riddlei Antarctic Indian Ocean
Molgula rima Western Central Pacific
Molgula robini Antarctic.
Molgula robusta Northwest Atlantic
Molgula roemeri Northeast Atlantic
Molgula roulei Atlantic and the Mediterr
Molgula sabulosa Indo-West Pacific
Molgula satyrus Eastern Atlantic. 0.75 TL
Molgula scutata Southeast Atlantic and We
Molgula setigera Southeast Pacific, Southw
Molgula simplex Northeast Atlantic
Molgula siphonalis Northern Atlantic, Northe
Molgula siphonata Northeast Atlantic
Molgula sluiteri Southwest Pacific and Ant
Molgula socialis Atlantic, Antarctic and t
Molgula solenata Northeast Atlantic
Molgula sphaera Indo-West Pacific
Molgula tectiformis Northwest Pacific
Molgula tethys Atlantic and the Mediterr
Molgula topata Southwest Pacific
Molgula tubifera Northeast Atlantic
Molgula vara Atlantic and the Mediterr
Molgula variazizi Antarctic Indian Ocean
Molgula verrilli Northwest Atlantic.
Molgula verrucifera Eastern Central Pacific
Molgula xenophora Northwest Pacific
Molguloides bathybia Antarctic.
Molguloides coronatum Southwest Pacific, Antarc
Molguloides crenatum Northern Atlantic and Ind
Molguloides crinibus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Molguloides cyclocarpa Antarctic Atlantic and In 3.9 WD
Molguloides glans Antarctic Indian Ocean an 1.5 WD
Molguloides immunda Antarctica.
Molguloides longirecta Eastern Indian Ocean.
Molguloides mollis Western Central Pacific
Molguloides monocarpa Antarctic, sub-Antarctic
Molguloides sibuetae Atlantic Ocean
Molguloides sphaeroidea Southwest Atlantic and So
Molguloides sulcatus Southwest Pacific
Molguloides tenuis Antarctic.
Molguloides tonsus Western Pacific 1.5 WD
Molguloides translucidus Western Central Pacific
Molguloides vitrea Western Pacific and the A
Paramolgula canioi Southwest Atlantic and So
Paramolgula filholi Southwest Pacific
Paramolgula gregaria sea potato Southeast Pacific, Atlant
Pareugyrioides arnbackae Antarctic.
Pareugyrioides chardyi Eastern Atlantic 0.5 TL
Pareugyrioides dalli Northeast Pacific
Pareugyrioides digitus Eastern Central Atlantic
Pareugyrioides exigua Indo-West Pacific
Pareugyrioides galatheae Antarctic Atlantic and In
Pareugyrioides macrentera Southeast Atlantic and We
Pareugyrioides vannamei Southwest Atlantic and So
Protomolgula bythia Atlantic Ocean
Protomolgula cornuta Western Central Pacific
Protomolgula triangularis Northeast Atlantic
Rhizomolgula globularis Arctic, Northern Pacific



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