Lensia challengeri Totton, 1954

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: 183

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-FF5B-E2FF-85D8-F934DED962F1

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Plazi

scientific name

Lensia challengeri Totton, 1954
status

 

Lensia challengeri Totton, 1954 

Distribution in South America: Pacific Ocean, Colombia, from 7.5°N to 2°N (Alvariño 1976), Chile, at 23ºS off Antofagasta (Pagès et al. 2001; Palma & Apablaza 2004; Apablaza & Palma 2006); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, at 13°S (Araujo 2012) and 20.5°S to 29°S (Dias 1994; Migotto et al. 2002; Bonecker et al. 2014).

Habitat: neritic and oceanic species. Epipelagic, rare, found in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions (Alvariño 1971; Pugh & Gasca 2009; Araujo 2012; Bonecker et al. 2014).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Siphonophorae

Family

Diphyidae

Genus

Lensia