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Scrippsia vs Polyorchis


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Posted by scottfiji on April 06, 2008 at 08:55:44:

In Reply to: Looks more like Polyorchis penicillatus posted by Max Bottomtime on April 06, 2008 at 08:25:54:

they are very similar... Scrippsia are larger and more common deeper, Polyorchis are smaller and shallower, and have branched radial canals. It doesn't seem to have the long tentacles of Polyorchis, but matches everything else about them. I emailed Dave Wrobel to confirm the species.

http://jellieszone.com/scrippsia.htm
http://jellieszone.com/polyorchis.htm

Scott



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