Ocyropsis maculata (Rang, 1828),

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: 213-214

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Ocyropsis maculata (Rang, 1828)


Ocyropsis maculata (Rang, 1828) 

Synonyms in the area: Ocyropsis  sp.—Harbison et al. 1978.

Remarks: the two subspecies forms of O. maculata  described by Harbison & Miller (1986) were assigned to the Amazonian Province (off northeastern South America). 

Distribution in South America: Atlantic Ocean, Venezuela to Brazil, from 12°N to 1°S (Harbison et al. 1978; Harbison & Miller 1986; Mianzan 1999; Oliveira et al. 2007).

Habitat: epipelagic species, found in oceanic waters (Harbison et al. 1978; Harbison & Miller 1986).