Electra pilosais commonly referred to as hairy sea-mat. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!.
Profile lexID: 6167 AphiaID: 111355 Scientific: Electra pilosa German: zottige Seerinde English: Hairy Sea-mat Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Bryozoa (Phylum) > Gymnolaemata (Class) > Cheilostomatida (Order) > Electridae (Family) > Electra (Genus) > pilosa (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1767 Temperature: 5°C - 20°C Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2013-10-06 13:04:54
Last edit: 2013-10-06 13:04:54
Electra pilosa (Linnaeus, 1767)
The Hairy sea mat is a bryozoan which lives in a tiny box-shaped limy skeleton. As a colony, it forms a crust often broad or star-shaped, making it easy to identify.This bryozoan lives in the tidal zone and up to 100 m depth.They settled on stones, mussel shells, but also on algae.
Biota > Checked: Animalia (Kingdom) > Bryozoa (Phylum) >Gymnolaemata (Class) >Cheilostomatida (Order) >Malacostegina (Suborder) > Membraniporoidea (Superfamily) > Electridae (Family) > Electra (Genus)
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