Description Coryne pusilla Gaertner, 1776 (Anthomedusae, Corynidae) from Ireland. This species grows often on the algae Ascophyllum nodosum. The hydranths have a size of about 2 mm and are covered by capitate tentacles. The spherical body is a sporosac containing the gametes. This species produces thus no medusa
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added on 2006-12-213 150 viewsRAS taxa Capitatachecked Schuchert, Peter 2013-06-07
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