Geryonia proboscidalis (Forskål, 1775),

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: 200

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Geryonia proboscidalis (Forskål, 1775)


Geryonia proboscidalis (Forskål, 1775) 

Synonyms in the area: Geryonia porboscidalis  —Segura-Puertas 1984 [medusa].

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, Colombia to Chile, from 6.45°N to 1.57°N, from 3.5°S to 18.50°S, and at northwest of Galápagos Archipelago (Fagetti 1973 p. 43; Segura-Puertas 1984; Cely & Chiquillo 1993); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil to Uruguay, from 0° (Equator) to 3.8°S, from 29°S to 35°S (Vannucci 1951a, 1957a; Navas-Pereira 1974, 1981; Goy 1979; Correia 1983; Migotto et al. 2002).

Habitat: medusa—eurythermic and probably euryhaline species, present in tropical and subtropical waters (Correia 1983; Segura-Puertas 1984).