Oswaldella billardi Briggs, 1938
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Kirchenpaueriidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  sessile; marine; depth range - 25 m
Distribution:  Antarctic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 26.08.11
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 23.01.18

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