perisiphonidæ love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of campanularian hydroids having the hydrocaulus enveloped by peripheral tubes and the hydrothecæ never adnate and carried by the axial tube only. It includes the genera Perisiphonia, Lafoëa, Cryptolaria, and Lictorella. Also Perisiphoniidæ.


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