Sulculeolaria angusta   Totton,  1954 (Hydrozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Siphonophorae
Family:Diphyidae

Description
Polygastric phase: Anterior nectophore: 8.4 mm long, 4 mm wide at base. Somatocyst very small 0.04-0.33 mm in length. Hydroecium and ostial teeth absent. No commissural canals. Mouth plates with roundly pointed distal edges.
Posterior nectophore: 10-13.5 mm long, 3-3.5 mm broad; long and slender. No ostial teeth. Mouth plate 3.25 mm long, thickened proximally with a small, median prominence, margin with a notch. Truncated apex broad.


Synonym (s)
Sulculeolaria angusta Totton, 1954
Sulculeolaria angusta Daniel, 1974

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Arabian Sea (Record: 1962-1965)
• Westcoast (Lat: 14.58) (Long: 74.18) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 20) (Long: 72) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 20) (Long: 69.25) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 9.68) (Long: 75.16) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 9.81) (Long: 75.66) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• West Coast INDIA
• Lakshadweep Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, R (1985) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) ZSI 440 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Rengarajan, K (1973) Siphonophores obtained during the cruises of R. V. Varuna from the west coast of India and the Laccadive Sea Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 15(1) 125-129 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1580/1/Rao_125-259.pdf
  • Rengarajan, K (1975) Distribution of siphonophores along the west coast of India and the Laccadive sea Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 17(1) 56-72 Available at - NIO, Goa

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