Lytocarpia canepa (Blanco & Bellusci de Miralles, 1971a),

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: 101

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4512453

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scientific name

Lytocarpia canepa (Blanco & Bellusci de Miralles, 1971a)
status

 

Lytocarpia canepa (Blanco & Bellusci de Miralles, 1971a) 

Synonyms in the area: Thecocarpus canepa Blanco & Bellusci de Miralles, 1971a  ; Blanco 1976a, 1994a, 1994b; Zamponi et al. 1998; Genzano & Zamponi 2003; Genzano et al. 2009a [polyp]; Thecocarpus myriophyllum  var. 1 Vervoort, 1972 [polyp]; Thecocarpus myriophyllum  var. 2 Vervoort, 1972 [polyp]; Thecocarpus myriophyllum var. vervoorti Stepanjants 1979  ; Blanco 1994b [polyp]; Thecocarpus miriophyllum  —Genzano & Zamponi 1997 [polyp].

Remarks: species endemic to southwestern Atlantic (Genzano et al. 2009a).

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Uruguay-Argentina, from ca. 37°S to 50°S, at 54.68°S 55.58°W (Blanco & Bellusci de Miralles 1971a; Vervoort 1972; Blanco 1976a, 1994a, 1994b; Stepanjants 1979; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Genzano & Zamponi 1997, 2003; Zamponi et al. 1998; Genzano et al. 2009a; Miranda  et al. 2015).

Habitat: polyp—from 70 to 1400m (Blanco & Bellusci de Miralles 1971a; Vervoort 1972; Blanco 1976a, 1994a, 1994b; Stepanjants 1979; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Zamponi et al. 1998; Genzano et al. 2009a). It is a pioneer species settling initially on pebbles or shell debris on soft bottom, growing in size, and then becoming erect by an anchoring system (Genzano et al. 2009 a).