Agalma elegans (Sars, 1846)

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: 173

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C21A07A7-3AD9-4AA2-8426-EAB08BA396E6

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3F6387A9-FF41-E2E5-85D8-FCCEDDEE61B7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Agalma elegans (Sars, 1846)
status

 

Agalma elegans (Sars, 1846) 

Distribution in South America: Pacific Ocean, Colombia, at 1°N 79°W (Cely & Chiquillo 1993), Chile, from 23ºS to 37ºS (Palma 1973, 1977, 1994; Palma & Rosales 1995; Ulloa et al. 2000; Pagès et al. 2001; Palma & Apablaza 2004; Apablaza & Palma 2006; Palma & Silva 2006; Pavez et al. 2010); Atlantic Ocean, Colombia, at 11°N 74ºW in Gaira Inlet (Domínguez 2002), Brazil to Argentina, from 0º to 38ºS (Alvariño 1971; Alvariño 1981; Abreu & Nogueira 1989; Dias 1994; Pugh 1999; Araujo 2006, 2012; Silveira & Morandini 2011; specimens collected in this study).

Habitat: neritic and oceanic species, widely distributed in the tropical, subtropical and temperate waters. Often found in epipelagic and tropical waters (Alvariño 1971, 1981; Pagès & Gili 1992; Pugh & Gasca 2009; Araujo 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Siphonophorae

Family

Agalmatidae

Genus

Agalma