Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Müller, 1859)

M. P. Oliveira 1,16, S P. Miranda 2, *,, Es W. Mianzan 10,, Ro E. Migotto 11,, Ne B. Nascimento 2,11, Eli Nogueira Júnior 12,, E, 2016, Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters, Zootaxa 4194 (1), pp. 1-256: 30

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

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Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Müller, 1859)
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Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Müller, 1859) 

Synonyms in the area: Tamoya quadrumana F. Müller, 1859  [medusa].

Remarks: data on the stomach content of southern Brazilian specimens presented by Nogueira Jr. & Haddad (2008). Species was recently redescribed by Gershwin (2006). Chiropsalmus quadrumanus  is a cryptic species, with at least two distinct lineages living along Brazilian waters (Sánchez 2011).

Distribution in South America: medusa—Atlantic Ocean, Colombia to Brazil, from 10.9°N to 27.67°S (Ranson 1945; Mianzan & Cornelius 1999; Morandini et al. 2005a; Silveira & Morandini 2011; Nogueira Jr. 2012; Cedeño-Posso & Lecompte, 2013a).

Habitat: medusa—coastal and estuarine species (Morandini et al. 2005a).