Symplectoscyphus weddelli Peña Cantero, Svoboda & Vervoort, 2002

Soto, Joan J. & Peña, Álvaro L., 2019, Benthic hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Weddell Sea (Antarctica), Zootaxa 4570 (1), pp. 1-78: 38

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

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Symplectoscyphus weddelli Peña Cantero, Svoboda & Vervoort, 2002
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Symplectoscyphus weddelli Peña Cantero, Svoboda & Vervoort, 2002 

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Material examined. ANT XV/3: 48-168, mass of stems, c. 40 mm high, with developing gonothecae; 48-222, mass of stems, c. 50 mm high, with gonothecae; 48-276, few stems, up to 13 mm high, on Sc. nana  ; ANT XVII /3: 111-7, some stems, up to 11 mm high, with gonothecae; 111-9, some stems, up to 13 mm high, with gonothecae; 111-18, some stems, up to 10 mm high, on O. terranovae  ; 111-19, some stems, up to 20 mm high, on Sc. unifurcata  , with gonothecae; ANT XXI /2: PS65/39, some stems, up to 10 mm high; PS65/121 few stems, up to 10 mm high, on O. tottoni  and Sc. nana  ; PS65/174, some stems, up to 35 mm high, with gonothecae; PS65/237, some stems, up to 40 mm high, on sponge and Sc. nana  ; PS65/276, mass of stems, c. 50 mm high, with developing gonothecae; PS65/ 278, some stems, up to 15 mm high; PS65/281, some stems, up to 15 mm high, on O. terranovae  .

Ecology and distribution. Species previously known from depths between 60 (Peña Cantero 2017) to 390 m ( Peña Cantero et al. 2002); present material, was collected from 62 to 417 m depth. Circum-Antarctic species (Peña Cantero 2017) with few records, reported here for the third time.