Eudendrium fragile Motz-Kossowska, 1905

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: 59

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Eudendrium fragile Motz-Kossowska, 1905


? Eudendrium fragile Motz-Kossowska, 1905 

Synonyms in the area: Eudendrium  ? fragile  —Grohmann 1997; Grohmann et al. 1997 [polyp].

Remarks: Grohmann (1997) and Grohmann et al. (1997) considered their identification of E. fragile  Motz- Kossowska, 1905 as doubtful. However, Grohmann (2006) recorded the species without expressing any doubts, but she did not describe or figure her specimens. The species is poorly known and considered to be endemic to the Mediterranean Sea (Marques et al. 2000). Therefore, we prefer to consider the record of the species as dubious.

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, at 20.32°S 40.27°W (Grohmann 1997, 2006; Grohmann et al. 1997; Migotto et al. 2002).