Orthopyxis certidens (Fraser, 1947)

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: 157

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Orthopyxis certidens (Fraser, 1947)


Orthopyxis certidens (Fraser, 1947) 

Synonyms in the area: Campanularia  (?) certidens Fraser, 1947  [polyp].

Remarks: Calder et al. (2009) believe this species could be conspecific with Orthopyxis sargassicola (Nutting 1915)  .

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Venezuela, at 10.97ºN 65.4ºW in Isla Tortuga (Fraser 1947; Calder et al. 2009).

Habitat: polyp—from 4 to 9m depth, on sand and algae (Fraser 1947; Calder et al. 2009).