Commonly referred to as Spindle Weed. A calcerous algae which requires good calcium and alkalinity levels to grow well. Tends to appear on fresh liverock, but rarely survives long term.
Thallus is club-shaped, calcified, worm-like, unbranched, unicells that are 1 to 2.5 centimetres tall. The calcification is ring-like, with segmented bands.
The Neomeris genus consists of seven species:
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 (http://www.algaebase.org): Guiry, M.D., Guiry, G.M, Algae Base, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007, Retrieved: 30 Jun 2008.