Emschermannia,

Borisanova, Anastasia O., 2016, Emschermannia ramificata - a new genus and species of solitary entoproct from the Kara Sea, Russia, Zootaxa 4084 (1), pp. 135-142: 136

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4084.1.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4E48599E-E4DC-4AE3-8CDD-4AEEAA68DAA

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0A678784-B26E-257B-FDC1-FE8982A10720

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Emschermannia
status

gen. nov.

Emschermannia  gen. nov.

Diagnosis. Zooids comprising calyx and stalk that are not separated from each other by a star-cell complex and cuticular septum. Budding area located on calyx. Zooids attached to substratum by basal plate from which pseudostolons grow. The basal plate may be reduced so that the zooid arises directly from pseudostolon.

Type species. Emschermannia ramificata  sp. nov.

Etymology. Emschermannia  is named in honor of Dr Peter Emschermann, who provided the modern classification of Entoprocta.