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Symplectoscyphus  sp. 3

Synonyms in the area: Sertularella rugosa  —Fraser 1938a, 1939, 1948; Calder et al. 2003 [part] [non Sertularella rugosa (Linnaeus, 1758)  ] [polyp].

Remarks: Calder et al. (2003) examined Fraser’s material and concluded that these specimens are not refereable to S. rugosa (Linnaeus, 1758)  , but to a species of the genus Symplectoscyphus  Marktanner- Turneretscher, 1890.

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, from 0.4°S to 0.5°S in Isla Baltra (Fraser 1938a, 1939, 1948; Calder et al. 2003).