Sulculeolaria bigelowi   (Sears,  1950) (Hydrozoan)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Siphonophorae
Family:Diphyidae

Description
Polygastric phase: Anterior nectophore: Small, 5-7 mm in length, conical with broad base 4 mm wide, and baso-ventral facet half as long as nectophore, less mouth-plate. Mouth-plates exceptionally long and wide. No ostial teeth, hydroecium and commissural canals.

Posterior nectophores: With broad oblique anterior end and narrow ostial end.


Synonym (s)
Geletta bigelowi Sears, 1950
Sulculeolaria bigelowi Totton, 1965

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Arabian Sea (Record: 1962-1965)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)

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/

Page last updated on:2010-06-23

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