Lytocarpia laxa (Allman, 1876)

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: 101

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

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scientific name

Lytocarpia laxa (Allman, 1876)
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? Lytocarpia laxa (Allman, 1876) 

Synonyms in the area: Thecocarpus laxus  —Vannucci 1950, 1951a; Migotto et al. 2002 [polyp].

Remarks: fragment of colony recorded only once for the Rio de Janeiro shore (Vannucci 1950). The record is considered doubtful by Migotto et al. (2002) because material is scarce. 

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, at 21.65°S 41°W (Vannucci 1950, 1951a; Migotto et al. 2002).

Habitat: polyp—at 22m depth (Vannucci 1950).