BRYOZOA : CHEILOSTOMATIDA : SmittinidaeSEA MATS

Parasmittina trispinosa (Johnston, 1838)


Parasmittina trispinosa

Description: This encrusting bryozoan forms extensive patches, to 20cm or more across. It is normally dull orange-brown in colour with regularly distributed low bumps in the middle of the colony.

Habitat: A typical sublittoral species on large boulders or bedrock, often on vertical faces.

Distribution Map: NBN map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.

WoRMS: Species record : World Register of Marine Species.

iNaturalist: Species account : iNaturalist World Species Observations database



 Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C. (2016). Parasmittina trispinosa (Johnston, 1838). [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.
https://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=Y3770 Accessed on 2024-06-14

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