Acanthodesia Canu & Bassler, 1919

Type species: Flustra savartii Audouin, 1826

After discussion with others, I have elected to return to placing Acanthodesia as a subjective synonym of Biflustra. For an alternative view, see Taylor & Tan (2015).

This genus includes the species:

Acanthodesia savartii (Audouin, 1826) Recent
Pliocene
Cosmopolitan tropical
Europe

Acanthodesia savartii image
Acanthodesia savartii

Biflustra page at NMITA

Membranipora savartii - at the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, Florida.

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Edited by Phil Bock
Modified on 15/06/2016
Modified on 4/11/2016 (returned to a synonym of Biflustra)
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