Lafoea coalescens Allman, 1877

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: 84

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scientific name

Lafoea coalescens Allman, 1877
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Lafoea coalescens Allman, 1877 

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, at 22.38°S 37.58°W ( Miranda  et al. 2015).

Lafoea dumosa (Fleming, 1820)  [Fig. 2.I]

Synonyms in the area: Lafoea fruticosa  —Allman 1888 p. 34–35; Jäderholm 1905; Totton 1930; Naumov & Stepanjants 1962; Vervoort 1972; Stepanjants 1979; Blanco 1984; Blanco et al. 1994; Genzano & Zamponi 1997, 2003; Seo 2003; Genzano et al. 2009a [polyp]; Lafoea gracillima Jäderholm, 1903  p. 273–274, 1905, 1920 p. 3; Härtlaub 1904, 1905 p. 594; Clarke 1907; Ritchie 1907a; Blanco 1967a; Leloup 1974 p. 10 [polyp]; Lafoea intermedia Fraser, 1938a  , 1938b; Calder et al. 2003 [polyp].

Remarks: according to El Beshbeeshy (1991) and Peña Cantero et al. (2004), records of Lafoea fruticosa  correspond to L. dumosa (Fleming 1820)  .

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, from 1.4°N to 1.5°S in Galápagos Archipelago, Chile, from 41.84°S to 54.97°S (Allman 1888 p. 34–35; Jäderholm 1903 p. 273–274, 1920 p. 3; Clarke 1907; Fraser 1938a, 1938b; Leloup 1974 p. 10; Calder et al. 2003; Galea 2007 p. 49–50; Galea et al. 2009a p. 336; Galea & Schories 2012a p. 24); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil to Argentina, at 22.10°S 40°W, from 36°S to 56°S (Hartlaub 1904, 1905; Jäderholm 1905; Ritchie 1907a; Totton 1930; Naumov & Stepanjants 1962; Blanco 1967a, 1994a; Vervoort 1972; Stepanjants 1979; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Blanco et al. 1994; Genzano & Zamponi 1997, 2003; Grohmann et al. 2003; Seo 2003; Genzano et al. 2009a).

Habitat: from 10 to 2078m depth, on Eurypodius latreilli  , hydroids, gorgonians, hexacorallians and bivalve shells (Hartlaub 1904; Jäderholm 1905; Clarke 1907; Ritchie 1907a; Totton 1930; Fraser 1938a, 1938b; Naumov & Stepanjants 1962; Blanco 1967a; Vervoort 1972; Stepanjants 1979; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Blanco 1994a; Blanco et al. 1994; Calder et al. 2003; Galea 2007 p. 49–50; Galea et al. 2009a p. 336).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Leptothecata

Family

Lafoeidae

Genus

Lafoea