​Lobataria newtoni gen. et sp. nov., (Hydrozoa, Anthoathecata, Tubulariidae) from southern Australia

Jeanette E. Watson

Memoirs of Museum Victoria Vol 65 p. 179–184 (2008)

DOI
http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2008.65.10

Abstract

Lobataria newtoni gen. et sp. nov. differs from other members of the family Tubulariidae in possessing a hydrocaulus lacking internal canals, ridges or partitions. The hydroid is solitary, and attaches to old bivalve shells on sandy seabeds in sheltered shallow water habitats.

Citation

Watson, J.E., 2008. Lobataria newtoni gen. et sp. nov., (Hydrozoa, Anthoathecata, Tubulariidae) from southern Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 65: 179-184. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2008.65.10

PUBLICATION DATE: 31 DECEMBER 2008

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