Ocyropsis maculata (Rang, 1828)

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: 213-214

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Ocyropsis maculata (Rang, 1828)
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Ocyropsis maculata (Rang, 1828) 

Synonyms in the area: Ocyropsis  sp.—Harbison et al. 1978.

Remarks: the two subspecies forms of O. maculata  described by Harbison & Miller (1986) were assigned to the Amazonian Province (off northeastern South America). 

Distribution in South America: Atlantic Ocean, Venezuela to Brazil, from 12°N to 1°S (Harbison et al. 1978; Harbison & Miller 1986; Mianzan 1999; Oliveira et al. 2007).

Habitat: epipelagic species, found in oceanic waters (Harbison et al. 1978; Harbison & Miller 1986).