Hincksinoflustra denticulata (Busk, 1852)

Hincksinoflustra denticulata, a Recent species, occurs in shallow water off southern Australia.

Colony is weakly calcified, flexible, of erect bilaminar fronds about 3-5 mm wide. Illustration shows spines bordering the area, and endozooidal ovicells with prominent avicularia. A few avicularia are unrelated to ovicells (lower left, right).

Original description: Flustra denticulata Busk, 1852
Locality: Bass Strait
Type specimen: NHM


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Edited by Phil Bock
Modified on 4th September 2000
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