Garveia franciscana (Torrey, 1902), Torrey, 1902

Galea, Horia R., 2013, New additions to the shallow-water hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the French Lesser Antilles: Martinique, Zootaxa 3686 (1), pp. 1-50: 5

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Garveia franciscana (Torrey, 1902)


Garveia franciscana (Torrey, 1902)  

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Material examined. Stn. 17, 12.i. 2012, 0.2 m, M001: small, mostly infertile colonies (occasionally with incipient gonophores), epizoic on Dynamena crisioides Lamouroux, 1824   .

Remarks. A redescription, as well as a list of synonyms, and notes on the biology of this brackish water species, are provided by Schuchert (2007).

Geographical distribution. Widely destributed in the Pacific and Atlantic as summarized by Schuchert (2007).