Lensia multicristata (Moser, 1925)

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: 186

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

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scientific name

Lensia multicristata (Moser, 1925)
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Lensia multicristata (Moser, 1925) 

Synonyms in the area: Lensia multicristata  forme typica Leloup (1934).

Distribution in South America: Pacific Ocean, Colombia, from 5°N to 3.1°N (Alvariño 1976), Chile, at 33ºS off Valparaíso (Ulloa et al. 2000; Palma & Silva 2006), at 36ºS off Concepción (R. Giesecke pers. comm.); Atlantic Ocean, Colombia, from 10.4°N to 10.2°N in Cartagena Bay (Moncaleano & Niño 1976), off French Guiana (Leloup 1934; Leloupi  & Hentschel 1935), Brazil to Argentina, from 0º to 57ºS (Leloup & Hentschel 1935; Totton 1954; Alvariño 1968, 1971, 1981; Cordeiro & Montú 1991; Dias 1994; Pugh 1999; Migotto et al. 2002; Araujo 2006, 2012; Araujo et al. 2010; Silveira & Morandini 2011; Bonecker et al. 2014; Nishiyama 2016).

Habitat: neritic and oceanic species, epipelagic, found in tropical, subtropical and temperate waters (Alvariño 1971; Pagès & Gili 1992; Pugh 1999; Pugh & Gasca 2009; Araujo 2012; Bonecker et al. 2014).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Siphonophorae

Family

Diphyidae

Genus

Lensia