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Halopteris liechtensternii
Halopteris liechtensternii
Detail of Halopteris liechtensternii
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LEPTOTHECATA
Halopteris liechtensternii (Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890)
Dwejra, Gozo, 3m depth
28/07/97
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Halopterididae
Halopteris liechtensternii is a medium sized pinnate monopodial hydroid which has been found on bedrock. It is considered a Mediterranean endemic species.

This specimen was identified and described in some detail (p. 185/6 & Fig. 4a-b) in the following paper published (2013) by Soto Àngel and Peña Cantero.
Detail of colony
Ghar Lapsi, 8m depth
15/08/97