Polyps of the families Atorellidae and Nausithoidae (Scyphozoa: Coronatae) new to the brazilian fauna

  title={Polyps of the families Atorellidae and Nausithoidae (Scyphozoa: Coronatae) new to the brazilian fauna},
  author={Gerhard Jarms and Andr{\'e} Carrara Morandini and F{\'a}bio Lang da Silveira},
  journal={Biota Neotropica},
Key MethodCifistomas solitarios de cifozoarios da ordem Coronatae foram triados a partir de amostras coletadas em 12 estacoes oceanograficas do projeto Revizee-Score Sul/Bentos na costa brasileira. Foram encontrados 201 especimes, entre as profundidades de 133-808 m, crescendo sobre corais petreos. Estes cifistomas foram identificados nas familias Nausithoidae (186) e Atorellidae (15) com base na morfologia externa dos tubos peridermicos. O numero e forma dos espinhos internos, e presenca de dentes de…

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