Lafoeina amirantensis (Millard & Bouillon, 1973),

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: 143

publication ID

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

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4512949

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scientific name

Lafoeina amirantensis (Millard & Bouillon, 1973)
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Lafoeina amirantensis (Millard & Bouillon, 1973) 

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, from 0.2°N to 1.3°S in Galápagos Archipelago (Calder et al. 2003); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, at 3.54°S 38.8°W, at 8.71°S 35°W, from 20.25°S to 26.99°S (Grohmann 1997; Nogueira et al. 1997; Calder & Maÿal 1998; Migotto et al. 2002; Migotto & Cabral 2005; Grohmann 2006; Bornancin 2008; Shimabukuro 2007; Silveira & Morandini 2011; Bumbeer & Rocha 2012; Marques et al. 2013; Fernandez et al. 2014, 2015; Miranda  et al. 2015).

Habitat: polyp—in estuarine regions and rocky bottom, up to 5m depth, on fouling, ascidians, bryozoans, calcareous algae, mussels, hydroids, mud, Rhizophora mangle  roots, rocks, Sargassum  sp., shells, wood (Calder & Maÿal 1998; Calder et al. 2003; Migotto & Cabral 2005; Bornancin 2008; Shimabukuro 2007; Fernandez et al. 2014, 2015).