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Star Ascidian

Botryllus schlosseri (Pallas 1766)

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Botryllus schlosseri (Star Ascidian) is a species of tunicates in the family Styelidae. Individuals can grow to 0.5 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Star ascidian. View this species on GBIF