Selenaria maculata Busk, 1852

Selenaria maculata is found in the Recent of southern and eastern Australia.

Selenaria maculata colour photo

The photo shows a colony in an aquarium, moving around by coordinated movement of setiform avicularian mandibles. Photo courtesy P.L.Cook.

Illustration: from Busk, 1852

Original description: Selenaria maculata Busk, 1852
Locality: Bass Strait, Australia ("Rattlesnake")
Type specimen: Lectotype BMNH 1854.11.15.152


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