Latticed corklet (Cataphellia brodricii)
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Recorded distribution in Britain and IrelandFound on Devon and Cornwall coasts and southern Ireland.
HabitatFound under stones, amongst algal holdfasts, attached to rock beneath sand or gravel. Typically found on the lower shore in the Laminaria zone but also found in the shallow sublittoral down to 20 m.
- Base broad, column divided into scapus and scapulus, scapus with small solid tubercles which form definite transverse rows proximally and longitudinal rows distally.
- Scapular ridges may be present but usually indistinct.
- Periderm present on scapus but often lacking in limbus region.
- Tentacles neatly or hexamerously arranged in five cycles, up to 96.
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Last Updated: 14/08/2007