Linuche unguiculata (Swartz, 1788)

Otto M. P. Oliveira, Thaís P. Miranda, Enilma M. Araujo, Patricia Ayón, Cristina M. Cedeño-Posso, Amancay A. Cepeda-Mercado, Pab, 2016, Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters, Zootaxa 4194 (1), pp. 1-256: 205

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4194.1.1

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scientific name

Linuche unguiculata (Swartz, 1788)
status

 

Linuche unguiculata (Swartz, 1788) 

Remarks: the medusae are common in Caribbean waters (Larson 1992). They probably occur at the Caribbean coasts of Colombia and Venezuela.

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, from 20°S to 27°S (Silveira & Morandini 1998; Morandini et al. 2005a; Silveira & Morandini 2011).

Habitat: polyp—coastal, on coral debris;

medusa—coastal shallow waters (Silveira & Morandini 1998; Morandini et al. 2005a).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Scyphozoa

Order

Coronatae

Family

Linuchidae

Genus

Linuche