Kirchenpaueria halecioides ( Alder, 1859 )

Galea, Horia R., 2008, On a collection of shallow-water hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from Guadeloupe and Les Saintes, French Lesser Antilles, Zootaxa 1878, pp. 1-54 : 44-46

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https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.184149

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scientific name

Kirchenpaueria halecioides ( Alder, 1859 )
status

 

Kirchenpaueria halecioides ( Alder, 1859)

(fig. 9 G–H)

Plumularia halecioides Alder, 1859: 353 , pl. 12 figs 1–5.

Ventromma halecioides – Hirohito, 1974: 45, fig. 20.— Cornelius, 1995 b: 172, fig. 41.— Medel & Vervoort, 1995: 45, fig. 19.— Migotto, 1996: 51, fig. 10 A–C.— Calder, 1997: 4, fig. 1.— Ansín Agís et al., 2001: 179, fig. 73.— Peña Cantero & García Carrascosa, 2002: 108, fig. 20 D–E.

Material examined. Stn. 1: 20.03.2008 —a few sterile colonies, 7–8 mm high, on Thalassia testudinum ; 21.03.2008 —a few, sterile colones, 7–8 mm high, on T. testudinum . Stn. 2: 26.01.2008 —several sterile stems, up to 6 mm high, some polysiphonic, on algae. Stn. 3: 26.01.2008 —several sterile plumes, up to 8 mm high, on algae; 01.04.2008 —several sterile stems, 0.5 –1.0 cm high, on algae and concretions. Stn. 6: 23.03.2008 — numerous colonies, up to 6 mm high, gonothecae rare, on Halimeda sp.; 28.03.2008 —several sterile colonies, 8–9 mm high, on sponge. Stn. 7: 25.03.2008 —several small, sterile stems, up to 6 mm high, on various algae; 27.03.2008 —several sterile stems, ca. 7 mm high, polysiphonic basally, on Halimeda sp. and other algae.

TABLE 14. Measurements of Halopteris vervoorti sp. nov., in µm. (1)Lateral view.

TABLE 15. Summary of characters allonwing to distinguish H. vervoorti sp. nov., H. polymorpha ( Billard, 1913) , and H. liechtensternii ( Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890) . The measurements are given in µm. (1)Data from Schuchert (1997). (2)Galea, unpublished results from observations made on Mediterranean material from La Ciotat, France.

Type locality. Northeast England.

Remarks. For a detailed description of this well-known species and a discussion of its synonymy, see Calder (1997).

Distribution. Widely spread in all tropical to temperate seas ( Peña Cantero & García Carrascosa 2002). The Caribbean records are summarized by Calder & Kirkendale (2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Leptothecata

Family

Kirchenpaueriidae

Genus

Kirchenpaueria

Loc

Kirchenpaueria halecioides ( Alder, 1859 )

Galea, Horia R. 2008
2008
Loc

Ventromma halecioides

Pena 2002: 108
Ansin 2001: 179
Calder 1997: 4
Migotto 1996: 51
Cornelius 1995: 172
Medel 1995: 45
1995
Loc

Plumularia halecioides

Alder 1859: 353
1859