Diphasia tropica Nutting, 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: 125-126

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Diphasia tropica Nutting, 1904
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Diphasia tropica Nutting, 1904 

Synonyms in the area: Diphasiella ornata Vannucci, 1949  [polyp].

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Colombia, at Santa Marta coast, at La Goajira, at Aruba, at Bonaire, Brazil, from 20°S to 24°S (Leloup 1935; Vannucci 1949, 1951a; Van Gemerden-Hoogeveen 1965; Wedler 1975; Bandel & Wedler 1987; Migotto 1996; Grohmann et al. 1997, 2003; Nogueira et al. 1997; Migotto et al. 2002; Oliveira et al. 2006; Oliveira & Marques 2007; Shimabukuro 2007; Silveira & Morandini 2011; Miranda  et al. 2015).

Habitat: polyp—from intertidal zone to 35m depth, on algae and hydroids (Bandel & Wedler 1987; Migotto 1996; Oliveira et al. 2006; Oliveira & Marques 2007; Shimabukuro 2007).