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Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters

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Oliveira, Otto M. P. ; Miranda, Thais P. ; Araujo, Enilma M. ; Ayon, Patricia ; Cedeno-Posso, Cristina M. ; Cepeda-Mercado, Amancay A. ; Cordova, Pablo ; Cunha, Amanda F. ; Genzano, Gabriel N. ; Haddad, Maria Angelica ; Mianzan, Hermes W. ; Migotto, Alvaro E. ; Miranda, Lucilia S. ; Morandini, Andre C. ; Nagata, Renato M. ; Nascimento, Karine B. ; Nogueira Junior, Miodeli ; Palma, Sergio ; Quinones, Javier ; Rodriguez, Carolina S. ; Scarabino, Fabrizio ; Schiariti, Agustin ; Stampar, Sergio N. ; Tronolone, Valquiria B. ; Marques, Antonio C.
Total Authors: 25
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4194, n. 1, p. 1-256, NOV 18 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 12
Abstract

We have compiled available records in the literature for medusozoan cnidarians and ctenophores of South America. New records of species are also included. Each entry (i.e., identified species or still as yet not determined species referred to as ``sp.{''} in the literature) includes a synonymy list for South America, taxonomical remarks, notes on habit, and information on geographical occurrence. We have listed 800 unique determined species, in 958 morphotype entries: 5 cubozoans, 905 hydrozoans, 25 scyphozoans, 3 staurozoans, and 20 ctenophores. Concerning nomenclatural and taxonomical decisions, two authors of this census (Miranda, T.P. \& Marques, A.C.) propose Podocoryna quitus as a nomen novum for the junior homonym Hydractinia reticulata (Fraser, 1938a); Euphysa monotentaculata Zamponi, 1983b as a new junior synonym of Euphysa aurata Forbes, 1848; and Plumularia spiralis Milstein, 1976 as a new junior synonym of Plumularia setacea (Linnaeus, 1758). Finally, we also reassign Plumularia oligopyxis Kirchenpauer, 1876 as Kirchenpaueria oligopyxis ( Kirchenpauer, 1876) and Sertularella margaritacea Allman, 1885 as Symplectoscyphus margaritaceus (Allman, 1885). (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/50484-4 - Biodiversity and distribution patterns of the Medusozoa form the South-Western Atlantic
Grantee:Antonio Carlos Marques
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 04/09961-4 - Biodiversity, evolution, endemism and conservation of the Medusozoa from the Southwestern Atlantic
Grantee:Antonio Carlos Marques
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/50242-5 - Dimensions of marine life: patterns and process of diversifications in planktonic and benthic cnidarians
Grantee:Antonio Carlos Marques
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants