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Pyura  Molina, 1782
Taxonomic Serial No.: 159446

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: unverified  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: unknown   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumUrochordata  – urocordado, tunicates, sea squirts, salps, ascidies  
                ClassAscidiacea  – ascidians, sessile tunicates, ascídia, ascidies, tuniqués sessiles  
                      SuborderStolidobranchia Lahille, 1887  
                         FamilyPyuridae Hartmeyer, 1908  
                            GenusPyura Molina, 1782  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Pyura antillarum Van Name, 1921  
                               Species Pyura bradleyi Van Name, 1931  
                               Species Pyura chilensis Molina, 1782  
                               Species Pyura discoveryi (Herdman, 1910)  
                               Species Pyura georgiana (Michaelsen, 1898)  
                               Species Pyura haustor (Stimpson, 1864)  
                               Species Pyura legumen (Lesson, 1830)  
                               Species Pyura lignosa Michaelsen, 1908  
                               Species Pyura microcosmus   
                               Species Pyura mirabilis (Von Drasche, 1884)  
                               Species Pyura obesa Sluiter, 1912  
                               Species Pyura paessleri (Michaelsen, 1900)  
                               Species Pyura setosa (Sluiter, 1905)  
                               Species Pyura squamata Hartmeyer, 1911  
                               Species Pyura squamulosa   
                               Species Pyura stubenrauchi (Michaelsen, 1900)  
                               Species Pyura tessellata   
                               Species Pyura turqueti (Sluiter, 1905)  
                               Species Pyura vittata (Stimpson, 1852)  

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pyura   
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