Halecium pseudodelicatulum Peña Cantero, 2014

Soto, Joan J. & Peña, Álvaro L., 2019, Benthic hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Weddell Sea (Antarctica), Zootaxa 4570 (1), pp. 1-78: 42

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EF369E98-EBD9-4647-B081-65AD1794A27C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B887B7-A447-FFDB-E983-FF77FE3F9969

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Plazi

scientific name

Halecium pseudodelicatulum Peña Cantero, 2014
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Halecium pseudodelicatulum Peña Cantero, 2014 

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Material examined. ANT XV/3: 48-77, one colony, c. 70 mm high; 48-168, one colony, c. 25 mm high, on dead octocoral; 48-194, one colony, c. 35 mm high, with gonothecae; 48-222, some stems, up to 7 mm high, on Sc. nana  ; ANT XXI /2: PS65/237, one colony, c. 20 mm high; PS65/265, one colony, c. 35 mm high, with female gonothecae; PS65/274, one colony, c. 80 mm high, on dead octocoral; PS65/278, one colony, c. 35 mm high.

Ecology and distribution. Previously collected at depths from 82 (Peña Cantero 2013, as Halecium delicatulum  ) to 240 m ( Peña Cantero & Vervoort 2009, as Halecium delicatulum  ); present material from 119 to 360 m. Until now, valid records are restricted to West Antarctica ( Peña Cantero 2014b); reported here for the Weddell Sea for the first time.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Leptothecata

Family

Haleciidae

Genus

Halecium