After studying the type specimens we conclude that the species Eudendrium vestitum Allman, 1888, is a junior synonym of the cosmopolitan bougainvilliid Bimeria vestita Wright, 1859. A redescription accompanied by optical micro- and SEM photographs of the species is presented.

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Keywords Hydrozoa, Bimeria, Eudendrium, taxonomy, Indian Ocean, Heard Island, synonymy
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen
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Marques, A.C, Mergner, H, Höinghaus, R, & Vervoort, W. (2000). Bimeria vestita (Hydrozoa: Anthomedusae: Bougainvilliidae) senior synonym of Eudendrium vestitum (Hydrozoa: Anthomedusae: Eudendriidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 73, 12-33, 321–325.