Aglaophenia struthionides (Murray, 1860)

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: 99

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Aglaophenia struthionides (Murray, 1860)


? Aglaophenia struthionides (Murray, 1860) 

Remarks: according to Calder et al. (2003:1208), this record is doubtful because the species in frequently found “in lower intertidal and shallow subtidal zones along the coast between Alaska and Baja California ”. Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, at 1.47°S 89.80°W in Isla Española (Clarke 1907; Calder et al. 2003).

Habitat: polyp—on shells and Globigerina, at 183m depth (Clarke 1907; Calder et al. 2003).