Species under Microcosmus
n= 37
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Microcosmus agglutinans
Hartmeyer, 1919
Eastern Indian Ocean
Microcosmus anchylodeirus
Traustedt, 1883
Western Central Atlantic
Microcosmus anomalocarpus
Millar, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Microcosmus arenaceus
Sluiter, 1900
Indo-Pacific
Microcosmus australis
Herdman, 1899
Indo-West Pacific
Microcosmus bitunicatus
Monniot, & Monniot, 2001
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus claudicans
(Savigny, 1816)
Eastern Indian Ocean, Atlantic and the Mediterranean 4
Microcosmus curvus
Tokioka, 1954
Pacific Ocean 1.4
Microcosmus exasperatus
Heller, 1878
Indo-West Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 5.5
Microcosmus glacialis
(Sars, 1859)
Northeast Atlantic
Microcosmus helleri
Herdman, 1881
Indo-West Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
Microcosmus hernius
(Monniot & Monniot, 1974)
Northeast Atlantic
Microcosmus hirsutus
Sluiter, 1900
Southwest Pacific
Microcosmus longicloa
Monniot & Monniot, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus madagascariensis
Michaelsen, 1918
Indian Ocean 1.6
Microcosmus manaarensis
Monniot & Monniot, 1996
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus miniaceus
Sluiter, 1905
Eastern Central Pacific
Microcosmus multiplicatus
Tokioka, 1952
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus nudistigma
Monniot, 1962
Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Microcosmus oligophyllus
Heller, 1878
Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean
Microcosmus pacificus
Monniot & Monniot, 2001
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus pedunculatus
Pérès,
Eastern Central Atlantic
Microcosmus planus
Kott, 1975
Eastern Indian Ocean
Microcosmus polymorphus
Heller, 1877
Atlantic and the Mediterranean 15
Microcosmus propinquus
Herdman, 1882
Indo-West Pacific
Microcosmus psammiferus
Monniot, 2001
Southeast Atlantic
Microcosmus pupa
(Savigny, 1816)
Indo-West Pacific and Northeast Atlantic 3
Microcosmus sabatieri
Roule, 1885
Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Microcosmus santoensis
Monniot & Monniot, 2003
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus savignyi
Monniot, 1962
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Microcosmus squamiger
Michaelsen, 1927
Scaly tunicate Cosmopolitan 5
Microcosmus stoloniferus
Kott, 1952
Indo-West Pacific
Microcosmus sulcatus
unspecified
Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean
Microcosmus trigonimus
Millar, 1955
Western Indian Ocean
Microcosmus tuberculatus
Kott, 1985
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus vesiculosus
Monniot, & Monniot, 2001
Western Central Pacific
Microcosmus vulgaris
Heller, 1877
Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
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