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Coryne pusilla

Coryne pusilla
Description: Coryne pusilla Gaertner, 1776 (Anthomedusae, Corynidae) from Ireland. This species grows often on the algae Ascophyllum nodosum. The hydranths have a size of about 2 mm and are covered by capitate tentacles. The spherical body is a sporosac containing the gametes. This species produces thus no medusa The author has granted permission to MarBEF/VLIZ to use this picture in ERMS and related biological databases hosted at VLIZ. Source: http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/mhng/hydrozoa/hydrozoa-directory.htm
Author: Schuchert, Peter
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added on 2006-12-21 - 1532 views
WoRMS taxa
CapitataChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Schuchert, Peter 2013-06-07
Coryne pusilla Gaertner, 1774Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor

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