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Schuchert, P., 1996. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Athecate hydroids and their medusae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). New Zeal. Oceanog. Inst. Mem. 106 : 1-159.
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Publication
Barnettia caprai, Bougainvillia dimorpha, Bythotiara sp., Corymorpha intermedia, Ectopleura multicirrata, Ectopleura sp., ?Euphysa problematica, Fabienna sphaerica, Hydractinia australis, Podocoryna australis, Hydractinia novaezelandiae, Hydractinia otagoensis, Stylactaria otagoensis, Hydractinia rubricata, Merga treubeli, Proboscidactyla sp., Staurocladia wellingtoni, Tiaricodon sp., Zanclea polymorpha, Fiordlandia protecta, Rhizogeton conicum, Eudendrium maorianus, Athecatae, Coryne tricycla, Bicoryna tricycla
Cycles, Saisonality, Phenology
Systematics, Taxonomy
Zoogeography, Biogeography (generalities), Geographic distribution
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 Biology

Only medusa stage known [details]

 Biology

hydroid colonial, medusa planctonic [details]

 Description


Adult medusa:
The adult medusa crawls on macroalgae and is unable to swim freely. The umbrella is a shallow bell and ... [details]

 description

Polyp stage: Hydroids forming initially stolonial, later erect colonies, arising from attached, ramified ... [details]

 Distribution

New Zealand [details]

 Habitat

medusa coastal, clings to Cystophora algae [details]

 Type locality

Greta Point, Wellington, New Zealand [details]

 Type locality

Tortugas, Florida, USA.  [details]

 Validity

Schuchert (1996) regarded this genus as conspecific with Zanclea. There is no dicontinuity between Zanclea and ... [details]

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