Aglaophenia baggins Soto Àngel & Peña Cantero, 2017

Soto, Joan J. & Peña, Álvaro L., 2019, Benthic hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Weddell Sea (Antarctica), Zootaxa 4570 (1), pp. 1-78: 44

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4570.1.1

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Aglaophenia baggins Soto Àngel & Peña Cantero, 2017
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Aglaophenia baggins Soto Àngel & Peña Cantero, 2017 

( Fig. 15aView FIGURE 15)

Material examined. ANT XV/3: 48-33, one cormoid, c. 42 mm high, with corbulae; 48-34, three cormoids, up to 45 mm high, with corbulae.

Remarks. Recently described species, whose finding constituted the first evidence of the genus for any polar region and the first report of the family from Antarctic waters (see Soto Àngel & Peña Cantero 2017b).

Ecology and distribution. Reported at depths from 62 to 116 m. Only known for now from the Cape Norvegia region, in the Weddell Sea.