Smittina papillifera (MacGillivray, 1869)

Smittina papillifera is recorded from the Recent of southeast Australia. It is a distinctive algal epiphyte, with weak bonding between zooids, forming a flexible colony.

[Smittina papillifera]

Original description: Lepralia papillifera MacGillivray, 1869.
Locality: Williamstown, Australia.
Lectotype: NMV F45820; paralectotypes NMV F45821


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Edited by Phil Bock
Modified on 27th May 2004
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