Chelophyes contorta (Lens & van Riemsdijk, 1908),

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: 181

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4194.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C21A07A7-3AD9-4AA2-8426-EAB08BA396E6

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4513310

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Chelophyes contorta (Lens & van Riemsdijk, 1908)
status

 

Chelophyes contorta (Lens & van Riemsdijk, 1908) 

Remarks: South Atlantic records (e.g., Alvariño 1981; Araujo 2006) are probably misidentifications of C. appendiculata  . Pacific records are subject to confirmation. 

Distribution in South America: Pacific Ocean, Colombia, from 7°N to 1°N (Alvariño 1976; Cely & Chiquillo 1993), Peru, from 5o S to 7o S ( IMARPE database).

Habitat: neritic and oceanic species, found in in tropical, subtropical and temperate waters (Alvariño 1971; Pagés & Gili 1992).

IMARPE

Instituto del Mar del Peru