Hippaliosina acutirostris   Canu & Bassler,  1929 (Bryozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gymnolaemata

Zooecia quadrate, quincuncial, commonly in longitudinal rows, the orifices forming regular oblique series; the surface covered by uniform pearly tubercles. Marginal pores small, uniserial. Orifices slightly raised, generally with a low thin peristome laterally and distally; the ordinary ones longer than wide, the sinus sub-triangular, limited by minute condyles. Other orifices, presumably those of fertile zooecia, are larger, as wide as long, the sinus wide and shallow. Avicularia mostly paired, on nearly every zooecium, converging on the distal side of the orifice the mandibles mostly narrow, setiform.

Synonym (s)
Lepralia depressa Robertson, 1921
Hippaliosina acutirostris Canu & Bassler, 1929
Hippaliosina acutirostris Harmer, 1957

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 1921)

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 - http://www.marinespecies.org

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