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Genus Crypthelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

Hydrocoral, Lace Coral


Crypthelia, often misspelled as Crytohelia, has a depth range of 85-2789 m, and is the deepest known stylasterid (Cairns, 2011).


Ecological Descriptors

Hydroid and medusa stages: colonial (host(s): polychaete worm; Pedicularia sea snail).


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
HYDROZOA Owen, 1843 30-Jun-2017 ADDED Dr Narissa Bax