Sertularella,

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: 122

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3F6387A9-FF94-E230-85D8-FE64DE43668C

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Plazi

scientific name

Sertularella
status

 

Sertularella  sp.

Remarks: Calder et al. (2003) examined Fraser’s material and found specimens with two different morphologies, neither of them referable to Sertularella conica Allman, 1877  , as originally identified. The authors stated that Fraser’s specimens are close to S. gayi (Lamouroux, 1821)  and S. wallacei Stechow, 1926  .

Distribution in South America: polyp—Pacific Ocean, Colombia, at 6.78°N 77.60°W in Octavia Bay, Ecuador, from 0.5ºN to 1.5ºS in Galápagos Archipelago, at 15.33°S 75.16°W in Bahia San Juan, Chile, at 29.22°S 71.55°W, 29.25°S 71.52°W, at 39.85°S 73.46°W, at 39.95°S 73.60°W (Fraser 1938a, 1938b, 1939, 1948; Calder et al. 2003; Galea & Schories 2012a p. 45–46); Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, at 0.92°N 29.37°W, from 11.50°S to 18.30°S, from 22.50°S to 23°S, at 25.95°S 45.57°W, at 26.46°S 44.50°W, at 27.48°S 47.16°W (Amaral et al. 2002b, 2010a; Migotto et al. 2004; Shimabukuro 2007).

Habitat: polyp—from 2 to 146m depth, on algae, Libinia spinosa  , sponges, shells, nodules of calcareous algae, anthozoan corallum (Fraser 1938a, 1938b, 1948; Amaral et al. 2002b, 2010a; Calder et al. 2003; Migotto et al. 2004; Shimabukuro 2007; Galea & Schories 2012a p. 45–46).