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The Atoll of Funafuti, Ellice group : its zoology, botany, ethnology and general structure based on collections made by Charles Hedley of the Australian Museum, Sydney, N.S.W.

Family Plesiofungidæ

Family Plesiofungidæ.

Pavonia repens, Bruggemann.

Lophoseris repens, Bruggemann, Abhandl. naturw. vereins zu Bremen, v., p. 395, pl. vii., fig. 1, a-b.

Pavonia repens, Klunzinger, Korall. Rothen. Meeres, 1879, p. 75, pl. ix., fig. 3.

Three specimens.

Obtained by a native diver in twenty feet of water in the lagoon.

Colour dull dark brown.

Pavonia explanulata, Lam.

Pavonia explanulata, Lam., Anim. sans Vert., ii., 1816, p. 244; Edwards & Haime, Hist. Nat. Corall., iii., p. 69, pl. d 11, fig. 2.

Two small incrusting specimens were obtained in the lagoon.

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