Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 1,,

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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Lepralielloidea cf subsp. morphospecies var. 1


cf. Lobata morphospecies 1 

cf. Lobata morphospecies 1  In the "Atlas of Abyssal Megafauna Morphotypes of the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone" created for the ISA (http://ccfzatlas.com/), this morphospecies is listed as "Unknown Ctenophora  morphotype 1".


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: Swimming; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Lobata morphospecies 1; scientificName: Lobata sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Ctenophora; class: Tentaculata; order: Lobata; taxonRank: order; scientificNameAuthorship: Eschscholtz, 1825; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum B; maximumDepthInMeters: 4235; locationRemarks: RV Thompson Cruise TN319; decimalLatitude: 12.496153; decimalLongitude: -116.636375; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Dhugal Lindsay, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle; eventDate: 2015-03-18; eventTime: 9:41; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 9 (AV09); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps 


Whitish to transparent body with large, fleshy, rounded oral lobes but lacking auricles. Body flattened in tentacular plane. Stomodaeum not pigmented.

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