Chiropsalmus zygonema Haeckel, 1880

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: 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.