Tremogasterina lanceolata   Canu & Bassler,  1928 (Bryozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gymnolaemata

Size (Zooecium): Length 750 µ; breadth 625 µ.

Zoarium encrusting, multilaminar. Distinct zooecia separated by a line of interjunctural pores. Convex front provided with very small granulations. A median pore present. Cardelles small. Large anter and rather small poster. Chitinized elongated oval operculum with a thin marginal sclerite. Avicularia large, often paired, usually pointed distally or rarely disto-medianly. Immersed ovicells tuberculated, often with few large tubercles. Ovicells closed by the operculum.

Synonym (s)
Tremogasterina lanceolata Canu & Bassler, 1888
Tremogasterina lanceolata Menon and Nair, 1967
Tremogasterina lanceolata Menon and Nair, 1970

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Off Mandapam INDIA (Record: 23/09/1965) (Depth: 10 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Menon, NR and Menon, NN (2006) Taxonomy of Bryozoa from the Indian EEZ. A monograph Ocean Science and Technology Cell on Marine Benthos, Kochi and Centre for Marine Living resources and Ecology, Kochi 263 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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