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Alatina grandis (Agassiz & Mayer, 1902)

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Original scientific description:

Agassiz, A. and Mayer, A. G. (1902). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer “Albatross”, from August, 1899, to March, 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., Commanding III. Medusae. Mem Mus Comp Zoölogy Harv Coll 26(3): 139-176.

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record 1909? Rediscovered in March 2014.

 

Distribution

Arabian Sea (northern)

 

Biology

 

Hypodigm

 

Media

 

Literature

Original scientific description:

Agassiz, A. and Mayer, A. G. (1902). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer “Albatross”, from August, 1899, to March, 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., Commanding III. Medusae. Mem Mus Comp Zoölogy Harv Coll 26(3): 139-176.

 

Other references:

Bentlage, B. (2010). Carybdea alata auct.(Cubozoa): rediscovery of the Alatina grandis type. Zootaxa, 2713, 52-54.

Straehler-Pohl, Ilka and Gul, Shahnawaz. (2017). Rediscovery and redescription of the cubomedusa Alatina grandis (Agassiz & Mayer, 1902) (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Alatinidae) from Pakistani waters. Plankton & Benthos Ressearch 12(1): 1-14.

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