Monostaechas quadridens ( McCrady, 1859 ),

Galea, Horia R., 2010, Additional shallow-water thecate hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from Guadeloupe and Les Saintes, French Lesser Antilles, Zootaxa 2570, pp. 1-40: 26-28

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.197380

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3508622

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scientific name

Monostaechas quadridens ( McCrady, 1859 )
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Monostaechas quadridens ( McCrady, 1859) 

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Plumularia quadridens McCrady, 1859: 199  .

Monostaechas quadridens  ― Ansín Agís et al., 2001: 171, fig. 71.

Material examined. Stn. 10: 0 2.12 .2009, 15– 20 m—several sterile stems to 1.2 cm high, on sponge. Remarks. For synonymy and description, see Ansín Agís et al. (2001).

FIGURE 6. A to C: Synthecium tubithecum ( Allman, 1877)  —colony habit (A); hydrothecae giving off male gonothecae (B); nematocysts (C). D to G: Antennella armata  sp. nov. —basal part of stem (D); ahydrothecate and hydrothecate segments in frontal (left) and lateral (right) views; nematothecae (F)—lateral (F 1, F 2), mesial (F 3), axillar (F 4), and internodal (F 5); gonotheca (G); cnidome (H 2) compared to that of Antennella incerta  sp. nov. (H 1) and A. secundaria (Gmelin, 1781)  (H 3). I: Antennella curvitheca Fraser, 1937  —portion of stem. J and K: Antennella incerta  sp. nov. — portion of stem in frontal (left) and lateral (right) views (J); nematothecae (K)—lateral (K 1, K 2), internodal (K 3), mesial (K 4), and axillar (K 5). L: Halopteris carinata Allman, 1877  —fragment of cladium in frontal (left) and lateral (right) views. M: Monostaechas quadridens ( McCrady, 1859)  —portion of colony. Scale bars: 10 µm (C, H); 50 µm (F, K); 100 µm (G); 200 µm (D, E, I, J, L); 300 µm (B); 500 µm (M); 1 mm (A).

Caribbean records. Tortugas and St. Thomas ( Vervoort 1968), Belize ( Spracklin 1982), Caribbean coast of Colombia ( Flórez González 1983).

World distribution. See Ansín Agís et al. (2001).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Leptothecata

Family

Halopterididae

Genus

Monostaechas

Loc

Monostaechas quadridens ( McCrady, 1859 )

Galea, Horia R. 2010
2010
Loc

Monostaechas quadridens

Ansin 2001: 171
2001
Loc

Plumularia quadridens

McCrady 1859: 199