Clytia gracilis ( M. Sars, 1850 ), M. Sars, 1850

Galea, Horia R., 2008, On a collection of shallow-water hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from Guadeloupe and Les Saintes, French Lesser Antilles, Zootaxa 1878, pp. 1-54: 17

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.184149

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4669132

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scientific name

Clytia gracilis ( M. Sars, 1850 )
status

 

Clytia gracilis ( M. Sars, 1850)  

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Laomedea gracilis M. Sars, 1850: 138   .

Clytia gracilis   — Calder, 1991 d: 54, fig. 31.— Ramil & Vervoort, 1992: 235, fig. 67 A.— Cornelius, 1995 b: 246, fig. 56.— Migotto, 1996: 81, fig. 15 C.— Schuchert, 2001 a: 151, fig. 131.— Peña Cantero & García Carrascosa, 2002: 145, fig. 28 A–B.— Schuchert, 2003: 164, fig. 23.

Material examined. Stn. 1: 21.03.2008 —one small, sterile colony, ca. 2 mm high, on Thalassia testudinum   . Stn. 3: 26.01.2008 —several hydrothecae, but no gonothecae, on algae; 01.04.2008 —numerous sterile colonies, up to 2.5 mm high, on algae and concretions. Stn. 6: 28.03.2008 —one sterile colony, on T. testudinum   . Stn. 7: 25.03.2008 —several colonies, up to 1.5 mm high, some fertile, on Halimeda   sp.; 27.03.2008 —numerous colonies, 1 mm high, some fertile, on Halimeda   sp.

Type locality. Lofoten Islands, Norway.

Remarks. For a description of this species, see Cornelius (1995 b). Its synonymy is extensively discussed in Calder (1991 d).

Distribution. Circumglobal, penetrating in subpolar seas ( Peña Cantero & García Carrascosa, 2002). For a detailed list of world records, see Medel & Vervoort (2000). The Caribbean records are summarized by Calder & Kirkendale (2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Leptothecata

Family

Campanulariidae

Genus

Clytia

Loc

Clytia gracilis ( M. Sars, 1850 )

Galea, Horia R. 2008
2008
Loc

Clytia gracilis

Schuchert 2003: 164
Pena 2002: 145
Schuchert 2001: 151
Migotto 1996: 81
Cornelius 1995: 246
Ramil 1992: 235
Calder 1991: 54
1991
Loc

Laomedea gracilis

Sars 1850: 138
1850