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Orthopyxis mollis   (Stechow, 1919)

soft bell hydroid

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Orthopyxis mollis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Hydrozoa | Leptothecata | Campanulariidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 12 - 20 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific and the Mediterranean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is usually epizoic on hydroids Symplectoscyphus sp. but also found on green algae. It is known from depths of 12 to 20 m (Ref. 87801). Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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