Turritopsis nutricula McCrady, 1857,

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: 67-68

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4512042

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scientific name

Turritopsis nutricula McCrady, 1857
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Turritopsis nutricula McCrady, 1857 

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: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Colombia, at 2.99°N 78.20°W in Gorgona Island, Ecuador, at 1.38°N 91.82°W in Isla Wolf, at 0.25°S 91.39°W in Isla Isabela (Fraser 1938a, 1939, 1948; Calder et al. 2003); Atlantic Ocean, at Curaçao Island, Colombia, from 9.25°N to 11.35°N, Brazil, at 3.54°S 38.8°W, at 8.71°S 35.10°W, from 10.50°S to 29.40°S (Vervoort 1967; Bandel & Wedler 1987; Migotto 1996; Rosso & Marques 1997; Grohmann 1997, 2006; Grohmann et al. 1997; Calder & Maÿal 1998; Kelmo & Santa Isabel 1998; Migotto et al. 2001, 2002; Marques & Migotto 2003; Oliveira 2003; Oliveira et al. 2006; Bornancin 2008; Oliveira & Marques 2007, 2011; Shimabukuro 2007; Kremer & Rocha 2011; Silveira & Morandini 2011; Bumbeer & Rocha 2012; Marques et al. 2013; Fernandez et al. 2014, 2015; Miranda  et al. 2015);

medusa—Pacific Ocean, Chile, at 20.72°S 70.20°W (Fagetti 1973 p. 38); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil to Argentina, from 23°S to 41°S (Vannucci 1957, 1963; Moreira 1973; Navas-Pereira 1974, 1981; Goy 1979; Ramírez & Zamponi 1980; Zamponi & Suarez 1991; Correia 1983; Migotto 1996; Tronolone 2001, 2008; Migotto et al. 2002; Genzano et al. 2008a; Nascimento 2010; Silveira & Morandini 2011; Oliveira & Marques 2011; Nogueira Jr. 2012; Guerrero et al. 2013; Bonecker et al. 2014; Nagata et al. 2014a, 2014b; Nogueira Jr. et al. 2015a).

Habitat: polyp—shallow waters of estuarine and marine regions, on rocky bottom, algae, artificial substrates, ascidians, barnacles, bryozoans, coral, gastropods, hydroids, mud, mussels, polychaete tubes, Rhizophora mangle  roots, rocks, sand, sandstone reef, sponges and worm tubes (Fraser 1938a; Migotto 1996; Calder & Maÿal 1998; Calder et al. 2003; Marques & Migotto 2003; Oliveira 2003; Oliveira et al. 2006; Bornancin 2008; Oliveira & Marques 2007, 2011; Shimabukuro 2007; Kremer & Rocha 2011; Fernandez et al. 2014, 2015);

medusa—epipelagic, eurythermic and euryhaline species (Correia 1983; Bonecker et al. 2014).