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Dynamena disticha
Dynamena disticha
Detail of colony
Dynamena disticha
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LEPTOTHECATA
Dynamena disticha (Bosc, 1802)
Link:
MarineSpecies.org
Alfonso Siciliano's site
Sertulariidae
Dynamena disticha is a common sertulariid hydroid colony which is found on a variety of materials from algae, other sessile invertebrate species to bedrock. In Malta it was collected from the brown macroalga Dictyopteris and the green macroalga Halimeda tuna as well as a cave surface.

This specimen was identified and described in detail (p. 187 & Fig. 5a-b) in the following paper published (2013) by Soto Àngel and Peña Cantero.
Wied iz-Zurrieq, 11m depth
13/07/97
Detail of colony
Reqqa Point, Gozo, 21-22m depth
29/07/97
Dwejra, Gozo, 3m depth
27/07/97