Hincksella cylindrica (Bale, 1888)

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: 86

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Hincksella cylindrica (Bale, 1888)


Hincksella cylindrica (Bale, 1888) 

Synonyms in the area: Synthecium cylindricum var. pusilla  —Leloup 1935 [polyp]; Synthecium gracile  —Fraser 1938a, 1938b, 1948 [polyp];? Hincksella cylindrica  —Maronna et al. 2008 [polyp].

Remarks: Maronna et al. (2008) considered their record provisional; further material is desirable to corroborate this.

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Colombia, at 5.99°N 77.36°W in Port Utria, Ecuador, at 0.51°S 90.52°W in Isla Guy Fawkes, at 2.19°S 80.90°W in Santa Elena Bay (Fraser 1938a, 1938b, 1948; Calder et al. 2003); Atlantic Ocean, at Aruba, at Curaçao, Brazil, at 9.80°S 35.80°W, from 17°S to 22.74°S, and from 27°S to 27.99°S (Leloup 1935; Grohmann et al. 2003; Maronna et al. 2008, abstract; Miranda  et al. 2015).

Habitat: polyp—from 3.5 to 36m depth (Fraser 1938a, 1938b; Calder et al. 2003).