Synthecium patulum (Busk, 1852)
Fig. 33. Synthecium patulum: A, fertile colony from Gabo Island, eastern Victoria. B, hydrocladium from same colony. C, hydrocladium from colony from Port Phillip Bay, Victoria. D, hydrocladium from colony from Backstairs Passage, South Australia. E, male gonotheca on colony from Western Port, Victoria. F, female gonotheca from colony from Port Phillip Bay. G, undischarged isorhiza from coenosarc of stem, colony from Western Port, Victoria. Scale bars: A, 10 mm; B- D, 500 µm; E, F 1,000 µm; G,50 µm.
From Watson, J.E. (2000) Hydroids (Hydrozoa: Leptothecatae) from the Beagle Gulf and Darwin Harbour, northern Australia. The Beagle: Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 16: 1-82.
Photographer: Watson, Jeanette. Publisher: Watson, Jeanette.