Cordagalma ordinatum (Haeckel, 1888)

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: 176-177

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Cordagalma ordinatum (Haeckel, 1888)


Cordagalma ordinatum (Haeckel, 1888) 

Synonyms in the area: Cordagalma cordiformis  —Palma 1973, 1977, 1994; Araujo 2006. Remarks: Pugh (2006, p.40) comments the synonymy with C. cordiforme  .

Distribution in South America: Pacific Ocean, Chile, at Humboldt Current System (Pagès et al. 2001), off Valparaíso (Palma 1973, 1977, 1994); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil to Argentina, from 0º to 3ºS (Araujo, 2006, 2012), from 26ºS to 47ºS (Araujo 2012; specimens collected in this study), at 54ºS (Araujo 2012; specimens collected in this study).

Habitat: neritic and oceanic, widely distributed in the tropical, subtropical and temperate waters (Pagès & Gili 1992; Pugh & Gasca 2009; Araujo 2012).