Adeona foliacea   Lamoroux,  1816 (Bryozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gymnolaemata

Size (Zooecium): Length 385 µ; breadth 230 µ (broadest region).

The branch flattened with a median hollow space. Zooecia arranged in regular and more or less transverse rows. Marginal zooecia slightly larger than the central ones. Marginal pores present. Avicularia single, pointed, raised from the zooecial plane, and directed distally or proximally. A median ascopore. Raised peristome with a slightly bent distal portion. Vicarious avicularia present.

Synonym (s)
Adeona foliacea Lamouroux, 1816
Adeona foliacea Harmer, 1957
Adeona foliacea Menon and Nair, 1967

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Kerala, Off Kochi INDIA (Record: 30/09/1958) (Depth: 30 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 -
  • Menon, NR and Nair, NB (1967) The ectoproctous bryozoans of the Indian waters Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 9(2) 430-432 Available at - NIO, Goa

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