Pegantha laevis Bigelow, 1909a,

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,, Er Quiñones 13,, Izio Scarabino 14,, Tín Schiariti 10,, Io N. Stampar 15,, Tronolone 2, , Quíria B. & Onio C. Marques 2,11, 2016, Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters, Zootaxa 4194 (1), pp. 1-256: 198

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Pegantha laevis Bigelow, 1909a


Pegantha laevis Bigelow, 1909a 

Synonyms in the area: Cunina frugifera  —Genzano et al. 2008a [non Cunina frugifera Kramp, 1948  ]. Remarks: the distribution range provided by Ramírez & Zamponi (1981) is not based on specific records and, therefore, we did not consider that information for this species.

Distribution in South America: medusa—Pacific Ocean, Peru to Chile, at 4.57°S 81.28°W, at 39.92ºS in oceanic waters off Valdivia (Fagetti 1973; Chirichigno, pers. comm.); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil to Argentina, at 31.27° S 29.94° W, from 43° S to 53°S (Kramp 1957; Migotto et al. 2002; Genzano et al. 2008a). Habitat: medusa—up to 2500m depth (Kramp 1957).