WoRMS taxon details

Benthocodon pedunculatus (Bigelow, 1913)

1417788  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1417788)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Crossota pedunculata Bigelow, 1913) Bigelow H.B. (1913). Medusae and Siphonophora collected by the U.S. steamer "Albatross" in the Northwestern Pacific. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 44(1946): 1-119, pls. 1-6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15705994
page(s): 51, pl. 3 fig. 13, [details]   
Description Benthocodon pedunculatus lacks centripetal canals; short peduncle; 8 sausage shaped gonads only attached to radial canals...  
Description Benthocodon pedunculatus lacks centripetal canals; short peduncle; 8 sausage shaped gonads only attached to radial canals for a short distance and mostly hanging distally; 3–4 rows of tentacles ∼350 tentacles; reddish brown pigmentation on subumbrella. Has a deeper depth distribution than Pectis profundicola (down to at least 4,000 m in Monterey Bay). Dense aggregations [details]
Schuchert, P. (2020). World Hydrozoa Database. Benthocodon pedunculatus (Bigelow, 1913). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1417788 on 2020-10-22
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original description  (of Crossota pedunculata Bigelow, 1913) Bigelow H.B. (1913). Medusae and Siphonophora collected by the U.S. steamer "Albatross" in the Northwestern Pacific. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 44(1946): 1-119, pls. 1-6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15705994
page(s): 51, pl. 3 fig. 13, [details]   

basis of record Matsumoto G.I.; Bentlage B.; Sherlock R.; Walz K.; Robison B.H. (2020). “Little Red Jellies” in Monterey Bay, California (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Trachymedusae: Rhopalonematidae). <em>Frontiers in Marine Science.</em> 6, 6 pages., available online at https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00798
page(s): 12, Figs, 2C1-2C3, 5A-B; note: revision, spelling correction [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Description Benthocodon pedunculatus lacks centripetal canals; short peduncle; 8 sausage shaped gonads only attached to radial canals for a short distance and mostly hanging distally; 3–4 rows of tentacles ∼350 tentacles; reddish brown pigmentation on subumbrella. Has a deeper depth distribution than Pectis profundicola (down to at least 4,000 m in Monterey Bay). Dense aggregations [details]