Acryptolaria operculata Stepanjants, 1979,

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: 81

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Acryptolaria operculata Stepanjants, 1979


Acryptolaria operculata Stepanjants, 1979 

Synonyms in the area: Acryptolaria patagonica El Beshbeeshy, 1991  nomen nudum  ; Acryptolaria patagonica El Beshbeeshy, 2011  [polyp].

Remarks: the name Acryptolaria patagonica El Beshbeeshy, 1991  is a nomen nudum  because it was first proposed in an unpublished dissertation (El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011). Recently, this name was made available by El Beshbeeshy (2011) (see article 50.1 of ICZN 1999). However, A. patagonica  have been synonymyzed to Acryptolaria operculata Stepanjants, 1979  by Peña Cantero et al. (2007), and therefore, this is the valid name of the species.

Distribution in South America: polyp—Atlantic Ocean, Argentina, from 38°S to 43°S (Stepanjants 1979; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Blanco 1994a; Blanco et al. 1994; Genzano 1994b; Genzano & Zamponi 1997).

Habitat: polyp—from 98 to 980m depth (Stepanjants 1979; El Beshbeeshy 1991, 2011; Blanco 1994a; Blanco et al. 1994).