Halecium tenellum Hincks, 1861a

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: 95

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

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scientific name

Halecium tenellum Hincks, 1861a
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Halecium tenellum Hincks, 1861a 

Synonyms in the area: Halecium tenue Fraser, 1938b  ; [polyp]; Halecium washingtoni  —Fraser 1938a, 1938b, 1939, 1948; Calder et al. 2003 [polyp].

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, from 1.3°N to 1.4°S in Galápagos Archipelago, Peru, at 6.95°S 80.70°W in Isla Lobos de Afuera, at 15.33°S 75.16°W in Bahia San Juan, Chile, at 29.25°S 71.52°W, and from 41.77°S to 55.21°S (Jäderholm 1903 p. 267, 1905 p.13–14, 1910 p. 2; Hartlaub 1905 p. 609; Fraser 1938a, 1938b, 1939, 1948; Leloup 1974 p. 11–12; Calder et al. 2003; Galea et al. 2007b p. 311, 316, 2007c p. 59–61; Galea & Schories 2012a p. 22, 24); Atlantic Ocean, at Curaçao Island, at Bonaire Island, Brazil to Argentina, at 8.71°S 35°W, from 23.5°S to 27.30°S, from 40° to 54ºS (Jäderholm 1905; Leloup 1935; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Blanco 1994a; Migotto 1996; Genzano & Zamponi 1997; Calder & Maÿal 1998; Migotto et al. 2002; Oliveira 2003; Miranda  & Marques 2006, abstract; Oliveira et al. 2006; Oliveira & Marques 2007, 2011; Shimabukuro 2007; Cunha & Jacobucci 2010; Silveira & Morandini 2011; Miranda  et al. 2011, 2015; Marques et al. 2013; Fernandez et al. 2014, 2015).

Habitat: polyp—from intertidal zone to 835m depth, on algae, fouling, bryozoans, hydroids, Lophogorgia punicea  , mud, mussels, Rhizophora mangle  roots, Schizoporella unicornis  , mud, shells, shellgravel, worm tubes (Jäderholm 1903 p. 267, 1905 p. 13–14, 1910 p. 2; Hartlaub 1905 p. 609; Fraser 1938a, 1938b; Leloup 1974 p. 11–12; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Blanco 1994a; Migotto 1996; Calder & Maÿal 1998; Calder et al. 2003; Oliveira 2003; Oliveira et al. 2006; Galea et al. 2007c p. 59–61; Oliveira & Marques 2007, 2 0 11; Shimabukuro 2007; Cunha & Jacobucci 2010; Miranda  et al. 2011; Fernandez et al. 2014, 2015). 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Leptothecata

Family

Haleciidae

Genus

Halecium