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Frontal shield cryptocystidean, uniformly porous. Vertical walls with multiporous septula. Primary orifice rectangular to bell-shaped, with prominent condyles; surrounded by a flared peristome; no oral spines. Avicularia adventitious. Ovicells absent, embryos brooded internally.

(Hayward and Ryland, 1999)


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Source: Bryozoa of the British Isles

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