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Hydractinia cf. exigua
Hydractinia cf. exigua
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ANTHOATHECATA
Hydractiniidae
Hydractinia cf. exigua (Haeckel, 1880)
Qalet Marku
0-1m depth
13/12/96
Link:
MarineSpecies.org
Schuchert (2008)
Hydractinia cf. exigus is a Mediterranean species of athecate hydroid which grows on prosobranch shells. The hydroids are continuously being exposed to different areas by the prosobranch which moves around in search of food.
Comments by Peter Scuchert (personal comm.) are highly appreciated.