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Gigantopora polymorpha

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Gigantopora polymorpha (Staghorn false coral),Port Elizabeth 2010, Copyright Johan Swanepoel

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lexID:
9404 
AphiaID:
472275 
Scientific:
Gigantopora polymorpha 
German:
Moostierchen 
English:
Staghorn False Coral 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Bryozoa (Phylum) > Gymnolaemata (Class) > Cheilostomatida (Order) > Gigantoporidae (Family) > Gigantopora (Genus) > polymorpha (Species) 
Initial determination:
Busk, 1884 
Occurrence:
Южная африка 
Size:
bis zu 6cm 
Temperature:
°C - 17°C 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Difficulty:
не подходит для аквариума! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Gigantopora birostris
  • Gigantopora foraminosa
  • Gigantopora kirkpatricki
  • Gigantopora oropiscis
  • Gigantopora profunda
  • Gigantopora proximalis
  • Gigantopora pupa
  • Gigantopora spiculifera
  • Gigantopora verrucosissima
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-27 20:37:45 

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Gigantopora polymorpha (Busk, 1884)

This orange bryozoan are branched, coral-like, robust and heavily laden with calcium carbonate.
Gigantopora polymorpha is a filterfeeder.

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