Quick return

Quick return

Observation - Quick return - UK and Ireland. Description: I had forgotten to collect pictures of this, to show the differences between these two most common

I had forgotten to collect pictures of this, to show the differences between these two most common Bryozoa. See https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/810869/
Membranipora membranacea is very similar at a glance. But it's possible to tell each apart from a distance, if you know the most common hosts and the general shape of each.
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Close-to they are easily separated, one has oval cells, the other angular.
As we see Membranipora membranacea is angular
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See
◘ Membranipora membranacea - https://alchetron.com/Membranipora-membranacea
◘ Electra pilosa - https://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20p?see=I_MWS90116&res=640
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