Phialella belgicae (Hartlaub, 1904)

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: 145-146

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

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scientific name

Phialella belgicae (Hartlaub, 1904)
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Phialella belgicae (Hartlaub, 1904) 

Synonyms in the area: Opercularella belgicae  —Leloup 1974 p. 4; Genzano 1995; Galea 2007 p. 36–37; Genzano & Zamponi 1997, 2003; Galea et al. 2009a p. 327; Genzano et al. 2009a [polyp].

Remarks: the species was shown by Peña Cantero et al. (2013) to produce medusae of the Phialella  type.

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Chile, from 22°S to 54°S (Leloup 1974 p. 4; Galea 2007 p. 36–37; Galea et al. 2009a p. 327); Atlantic Ocean, Argentina, at 34.6°S 53.98°W, from 38°S to 40° S (Genzano 1995; Genzano & Zamponi 1997, 2003; Genzano et al. 2009a; Miranda  et al. 2015).

Habitat: polyp—from intertidal zone to 32m depth, on bryozoans and polychaete tubes (Genzano 1995; Galea 2007 p. 36–37; Galea et al. 2009a p. 327; Genzano et al. 2009a).