Solanderia class subsp. cf.

Fassbender, Nico, Stefanoudis, Paris V, Filander, Zoleka Nontlantla, Gendron, Gilberte, Mah, Christopher L, Mattio, Lydiane, Mortimer, Jeanne A, Moura, Carlos J, Samaai, Toufiek, Samimi-Namin, Kaveh, Wagner, Daniel, Walton, Rowana & Woodall, Lucy C, 2021, Reef benthos of Seychelles - A field guide, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 65970-65970: 65970

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Solanderia class subsp. cf.


"fam. Stylasteridae" gen. indet. sp. 2 cf.  


Type status: Other material. Taxon: scientificName: Stylasteridae sp. 2; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Cnidaria; class: Hydrozoa; order: Leptolida; family: Stylasteridae; scientificNameAuthorship: Gray, 1847; Location: waterBody: Indian Ocean; country: Seychelles; locality: Aldabra W 1 ; minimumDepthInMeters: 249.3 m; maximumDepthInMeters: 251.9 m; locationRemarks: First Descent: Seychelles Expedition; Identification: identifiedBy: Nico Fassbender, Carlos Moura, Paris Stefanoudis; dateIdentified: 2019, 2020; identificationRemarks: identified only from imagery; Event: samplingProtocol: Submersible OR Remotely Operated Vehicle OR SCUBA; Record Level: basisOfRecord: Human observation    


Colonies form thin, unbranched stalks. The surface is covered in dactylopores. Colouration observed here was pale white. Maximum recorded size: 10 cm in height. Commonly known as lace coral (Fig. 111).