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"Genus Balanophyllia Wood, 1844

 

 

Diagnosis. Solitary, turbinate to trochoid, fixed or free. Costae well developed. Synapticulotheca porous, especially near calicular edge Septa follow Pourtales plan. Pali present or absent. Columella spongy.

 

 

Type-species: Balanophyllia calyculus Wood, 1844, by monotypy." Cairns 1982, p. 52

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Source: Antarctic Invertebrates Website (NMNH)

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