Schizomavella hondti


Schizomavella hondti is an encrusting bryozoan that forms small patch-like colonies composed of a single layer of autozooids. Autozooids are rectangular to polygonal and are arranged in regular radiating rows. They are 0.41-0.51 by 0.26-0.35 mm.


Schizomavella hondti was originally described from the Ferrol Ria, and is known from several other localities in Galicia. Elsewhere the species has been recorded from Roscoff and off Hastings.


The species has been recorded from shell substrata in subtidal waters.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith