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Electra pilosa  (Linnaeus, 1768)

Electra pilosa (Linnaeus, 1768)
Description: Texel (NL), 26.03.2007 (C.J.M. Philippart)

Characteristics used for id:
- colony forming unit
- circular or lobate patch
- 4 to 12 (often 9) spines around the opesia
- operculum chitinous sclerite and transparent valve

References: HAYWARD & RYLAND, 1998; HAYWARD & RYLAND, 1977
Checked by A. Gittenberger (Naturalis, Leiden, NL)
Author: Philippart, Catharina
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Electra pilosa (Linnaeus, 1767)Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor

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