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Aglaophenia picardi
Aglaophenia picardi - detail
Aglaophenia picardi - detail
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LEPTOTHECATA
Aglaophenia picardi Svoboda, 1979
Mercanti Reef, 5m depth
24/11/96
Link:
MarineSpecies.org
Aglaopheniidae
Aglaophenia picardi was collected on bedrock from a depth of 5m. The colony shown above is a fertile colony with the corbulae visible. It has an Atlantic-Mediterranean distribution.

This specimen was identified and described in detail (p. 185 & Fig. 3k)
in the following paper published (2013) by Soto Àngel and Peña Cantero.
Detail of colony showing the corbulae
Detail of colony showing the corbulae