Chiropsalmus zygonema Haeckel, 1880

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: 31

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Chiropsalmus zygonema Haeckel, 1880


Chiropsalmus zygonema Haeckel, 1880 

Remarks: the species was only observed by Haeckel (1880: 641), who provided a brief description. Gershwin (2006: 12) maintained the species as valid until further specimens appear. The species may represent in immature or malformed specimen of Chiropsalmus quadrumanus  .

Distribution in South America: medusa—Atlantic Ocean, off Argentina (Haeckel 1880; Gershwin 2006). Habitat: medusa—unknown, probably neritic.