dcsimg

Diagnosis

provided by World Register of Marine Species
Microscopic hydroids living in biofilms, resembling polyp stage of some Olindiidae, reduced to a spherical or irregular body; without tentacles and mouth, body covered by mucus, with a basal lamella of periderm; sexual reproduction unknown, asexual reproduction by mobile frustules.
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bibliographic citation
Schuchert, P.
Contributor
Schuchert, Peter, P.