Pectinatella magnifica (Leidy, 1851)

In Lake Michigan, USA. Photo generously provided by David Barnes, Purdue University.
Pectinatella magnifica is a fresh- water species,

Original description: Cristatella magnifica Leidy, 1851

Another image - courtesy of Wayne Campbell, Hila Science Camp, Canada.

"Moss Animals invade Lake Cochituate" - an account of the sudden appearance of Pectinatella magnifica in a lake in Massachusetts, by Dick Miller.

Pectinatella magnifica page at Freshwater Bryozoans in the Netherlands (Michiel van der Waaij).


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