The Phylogenetic Position of Didemnum in Tunicates

Yokobori S, Kurabayashi A, Neilan BA, Maruyama T and Hirose E. (2006). Multiple origins of the ascidian-Prochloron symbiosis: molecular phylogeny of photosymbiotic and non-symbiotic colonial ascidians inferred from 18S rDNA sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol.40(1):8-1                                


                      Our Didemnum Samples' Global Location (Red Spot)                      



Study Methods:

Morphological & Molecular Analysis


Related Links:

1. Didemnum sp. in Puget Sound

2. Didemnum sp. invading worldwide