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Laomedea flexuosa

Laomedea flexuosa
Description: Laomedea flexuosa Alder, 1857 (Leptomedusae, Campanulariidae), colony hight about 3 cm, Dunstaffnage, Scotland. Laomedea flexuosa is a very common hydroid in the the lower intertidal of the north-eastern Atlantic. It has no medusa stage, the gonohores develop into sporosacs. The oblong gonothecae filled with sporosacs are visible on the left side of the colony.

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Source: http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/mhng/hydrozoa/hydrozoa-directory.htm
Author: Schuchert, Peter
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added on 2006-12-21 - 1728 views
WoRMS Taxa on this image:
Laomedea flexuosa Alder, 1857Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor

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