- Diagram of a typical Hydropolyp. Hydranth; Hydrocaulus; Hydrorhiza; Tentacle; Perisarc, forming in the region ' of the hydranth a cup or hydrotheca(h, t), - which, however,is only found in polyps of the order Calyptoblastea.
The germ-cells are capable of extensive migrations, not only in the body of the same polyp, but also from parent to bud through many non-sexual generations of polyps in a colony (A.
- All known hydropolyps possess the power of reproduction by budding, and the buds produced may become either polyps or medusae.
Upon the polyps FIG.
The polyps are all non-sexual individuals whose function is purely nutritive.
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