Aglaophenia patagonica (d’Orbigny, 1839)

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 patagonica (d’Orbigny, 1839)


Aglaophenia patagonica (d’Orbigny, 1839) 

Synonyms in the area: Plumularia patagonica d’Orbigny, 1839  p. 27 [polyp].

Remarks: d'Orbigny (1839 p. 27) recorded the species for the northern Patagonia coast but gave no specific locality for it.

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Chile, from 42.35°S to 42.45°S (Hartlaub 1905 p. 688–689; Leloup 1974 p. 51, 53).

Habitat: polyp—from 70 to 300m depth, on sand with pebbles and shells and on hard bottom (Leloup 1974 p. 53).