Accepted scientific name:
Triticella pedicellata (Alder, 1857) (accepted name) 4 literature references for Triticella pedicellata (Alder, 1857)
Synonyms: -
Common names: -
Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Bryozoa
Class Gymnolaemata
Order Ctenostomatida
Family Triticellidae
Genus Triticella
Distribution: European waters (ERMS scope); North West Atlantic; Gulf of Maine
Additional data: Diet: small microorganisms, including diatoms and other unicellualr algae
Reproduction: sexual and asexual; bryozoan colonies consist of replicated series of zooids, each budded asexually from a predecessor. The founding zooid metamorphoses from the sexually produced larva. Hermaphroditic.
Predators: grazing organisms such as sea urchins and fish; also subject to competition and overgrowth from sponges, algae, and tunicates
Habitat: sessile, colonial on hard substratum epifauna in the marine environment
Source database: WoRMS Bryozoa, Dec 2010
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Gordon, D., 01-Feb-2005
Online resource: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=111654
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d09adc8b-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201