Symplectoscyphus flexilis (Hartlaub, 1900),

Otto M. P. Oliveira, Thaís P. Miranda, Enilma M. Araujo, Patricia Ayón, Cristina M. Cedeño-Posso, Amancay A. Cepeda-Mercado, Pab, 2016, Census of Cnidaria (Medusozoa) and Ctenophora from South American marine waters, Zootaxa 4194 (1), pp. 1-256: 136

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

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scientific name

Symplectoscyphus flexilis (Hartlaub, 1900)
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Symplectoscyphus flexilis (Hartlaub, 1900) 

Synonyms in the area: Sertularella modesta Hartlaub, 1900  p. 42–43, 1905 p. 634–635 [polyp]; Sertularella tricuspidata  —Naumov & Stepanjants 1962; Stepanjants 1979 [polyp]; Symplectoscyphus glacialis  —Blanco 1967a [polyp]; Symplectoscyphus modestus  —Blanco 1976a, 1976b [polyp].

Remarks: species recorded as Sertularella modesta  in Tierra del Fuego by Hartlaub (1900, 1905), as Sertularella tricuspidata  between Tierra del Fuego and Malvinas (Falkland) Islands by Naumov & Stepanjants (1962), as Symplectoscyphus glacialis  in Puerto Madryn by Blanco (1967a), and as Symplectoscyphus modestus  by Blanco (1976), without details of the collection site (off Buenos Aires)  .

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Chile, at 29.22°S 71.55°W and at 39.95°S 73.61°W (Galea & Schories 2012a p. 48–50; Galea et al. 2014 p. 36); Atlantic Ocean, Argentina, from 40°S to 56°S (Hartlaub 1900 p. 42–43, 1905 p. 634–635; Naumov & Stepanjants 1962; Blanco 1967a, 1976a, 1976b, 1980, 1994a; Vervoort 1972; Stepanjants 1979; Genzano & Zamponi 1997; Seo 2003; Miranda  et al. 2015).

Habitat: polyp—from 6 to 800m depth, on seaweed and sponge (Vervoort 1972; Blanco 1976a, 1976b, 1980, 1994a; Galea & Schories 2012a p. 48–50; Galea et al. 2014 p. 36).