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

Description
Polygastric phase: Anterior nectophore: About 6.55 mm long, 3.4 mm wide, broadly pyramidal with 5 ridges, dorsal and ventral complete, lateral not reaching ostium. Apex of nectosac close to apex of nectophore. Somatocyst 1.7 mm long lying close to nectosac. Hydroecium deeper and mouth plates long. Latero-ventral facet broadly triangular.

Posterior nectophore: Length same as anterior nectophore, with 5 ridges, laterals not reaching base. Mouth plate large, undivided and smooth edged.


Synonym (s)
Lensia leloupi Daniel, 1974
Lensia leloupi Totton, 1965
Lensia leloupi Totton, 1954

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Arabian Sea (Record: 1962-1965)
• 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
  • Daniel, R and Daniel, A (1969) Siphonophora collected during the 35th cruise of the R. V. VITYAZ in the eastern part of the Indian Ocean Symposium on Indian Ocean, Part II 571-574 Available at - Library, CAS, Parangipettai
  • 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/
  • Boltovskoy, D (Ed.) Zooplankton of the South Atlantic Ocean Marine Species Identification Portal Available at - http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=Zsao&menuentry=inleiding

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