Back
Kirchenpaueria halecioides = Ventromma halecioides
Kirchenpaueria halecioides = Ventromma halecioides
www.NaturaMalta.com
©2011-2014 All Rights Reserved. Design by Carmel Sammut.
This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox
Sitemap
Disclaimer & Privacy policy
LEPTOTHECATA
Kirchenpaueria halecioides (Alder, 1859)
Qajjenza, 0-1m depth
1/04/93
Link:
MarineSpecies.org
Marco Faasse's site
Kirchenpaueriidae
Kirchenpaueria halecioides (= Ventromma halecioides) is a small colonial species of hydroids. It was found growing on a small brown macroalga Sargassum vulgare in shallow water. The colonies were small in size and the nudibranch Eubranchus doriae was found feeding on this species.

This specimen was identified as
Ventromma halecioides and described in detail (p. 187 & Fig. 4e) in the following paper published (2013) by Soto Àngel and Peña Cantero.