Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 2,,

Amon, Diva J, Ziegler, Amanda F, Drazen, Jeffrey C, Grischenko, Andrei V, Leitner, Astrid B, Lindsay, Dhugal J, Voight, Janet R, Wicksten, Mary K, Young, Craig M & Smith, Craig R, 2017, Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Annelida, Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Chordata, Ctenophora, Mollusca, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 14598-14598: 14598

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scientific name

Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 2
status

 

cf. Phlebobranchia morphospecies 2 

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On nodule; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Phlebobranchia morphospecies 2; scientificName: Phlebobranchia sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Chordata; class: Ascidiacea; order: Phlebobranchia; taxonRank: order; scientificNameAuthorship: Lahille, 1886; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4101; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.8518; decimalLongitude: -116.6448; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Craig Young, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-10; eventTime: 16:57; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 1 (RV01); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps 

Notes

Very transparent ascidian approximately twice as long as it is wide. Larger incurrent siphon points anteriorally. Smaller atrial siphon points to the side. Rows of bright white spots are probably not part of the ascidian.

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