Triticella korenii   Sars,  1874 (Bryozoan)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Bryozoa
Class: Gymnolaemata
Order:Ctenostomatida
Family:Triticellidae

Description
Size: Over-all length 1500 µ (with pedicel).
Length of pedicel 1150 µ.
Breadth of pedicel 25 µ.

Colonies consist of brown branching stola creeping over the substrata and the zooecia arise solitarily from short internodes of the stola. Zooecia with long, slender pedicel connected to the stola by simple movable joints. Frontal surface entirely membranous. At the point where the pedicel joins the zooecium proper, it becomes slightly wrinkled. Zooecia are elongate and elliptical. Pleated collar funnel-shaped. Tentacles twenty four in number.


Synonym (s)
Triticella korenii Sars, 1874
Triticella korenii Harmer, 1915
Triticella korenii Silen, 1935
Triticella korenii Menon and Nair, 1967
Triticella korenii Menon & Nair, 1972

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Kochi INDIA (Record: 01/01/1964)
• INDIA

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
  • 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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