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Alatina alata (Reynaud, 1830)

289378  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289378)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
(of Carybdea alata Reynaud, 1830) Reynaud, M. (1830). "La Carybdée (Méduse) Ailée". <em>in: Lesson. R.P. (ed.). Centurie Zoologique, ou Choix d'animaux rares, nouveaux ou imparfaitement connus.</em> Bruxelles: Chéz F.G. Levrault. p. 95, Plate 33., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28724614
page(s): 95 [details]   
Type locality contained in Bonaire part of the Caribbean Sea  
type locality contained in Bonaire part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Description Height to 25 cm, width 1/3 to 1/2 of height. Bell thick, translucent, with smooth surface and four long tentacles banded...  
Description Height to 25 cm, width 1/3 to 1/2 of height. Bell thick, translucent, with smooth surface and four long tentacles banded pinkish yellow. Four T-shaped rhopalial pits, dull ochre coloured, situated more than 1/4 up from bell edge. Gastric cirri in small groups in stomach corners. Ocelli brownish-black. Strong swimmer, occasionally swarming. Habitat: occasionally inshore. Distribution: pantropical (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Collins, A.G. (2024). World List of Cubozoa. Alatina alata (Reynaud, 1830). Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2024) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289378 on 2024-02-22
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2024). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Alatina alata (Reynaud, 1830). Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289378 on 2024-02-22
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original description  (of Carybdea alata Reynaud, 1830) Reynaud, M. (1830). "La Carybdée (Méduse) Ailée". <em>in: Lesson. R.P. (ed.). Centurie Zoologique, ou Choix d'animaux rares, nouveaux ou imparfaitement connus.</em> Bruxelles: Chéz F.G. Levrault. p. 95, Plate 33., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28724614
page(s): 95 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo [details]   

additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Lewis C, Bentlage B, Yanagihara A, Gillan W, Van Blerk J, Keil D, Bely AE & AG Collins. 2013. Redescription of Alatina alata (Reynaud 1830) (Cnidaria: Cubozoa) from Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. Zootaxa. 3737 (4): 473–487. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3737.4.8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description Height to 25 cm, width 1/3 to 1/2 of height. Bell thick, translucent, with smooth surface and four long tentacles banded pinkish yellow. Four T-shaped rhopalial pits, dull ochre coloured, situated more than 1/4 up from bell edge. Gastric cirri in small groups in stomach corners. Ocelli brownish-black. Strong swimmer, occasionally swarming. Habitat: occasionally inshore. Distribution: pantropical (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English sea wasp [from synonym]box jelly [from synonym]  [details]
French Carybdée (méduse) ailée [from synonym]  [details]
German Seewespe [from synonym]  [details]
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