Lensia campanella   (Moser,  1925) (Hydrozoan)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Siphonophorae
Family:Diphyidae

Description
Polygastric phase: Anterior nectophore: About 3.3 mm in length, 1.5 mm in breadth with characteristically twisted, blunt apex; 5 incomplete ridges- dorsal ridge vestigeal, laterals and left ventral reach base, terminating near apex, right ventral originate near apex, continuing at base resembling letter ‘L’ as basal ridge and not joining left ventral. Somatocyst minute 0.5 mm in length oblique, globular or club-shaped. Hydroecium nearly absent, sloping off to about 45°. Apex of nectosac partly twisted. Mouth plates very small and divided.

Posterior nectophore: About 2.1 mm long and 1.25 mm wide, with faintly marked ridges. Apex of nectosac flat. Mouth plate small and rounded.

Eudoxid phase: Bract minute; gonophores small - 2.3 mm long; with flat proximal end; without mouth plate.


Synonym (s)
Galeolaria campanella Moser, 1925
Lensia campanella Daniel, 1974
Lensia campanella (Moser, 1925)
(Senior synonym)
Lensia eugenioi Alvarino & Wojtan, 1984
(Junior synonym)
Lensia roonwali Daniel, 1970
(Junior synonym)
Lensia eugenioi Alvarino & Wojtan, 1984

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal

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)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 10.95) (Long: 74.76) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 9.83) (Long: 75.63) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8.36) (Long: 73.08) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 8.25) (Long: 73.06) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 15.31) (Long: 73.35) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 15.25) (Long: 73.16) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 16.7) (Long: 71.96) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 17.4) (Long: 71.3) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 18.05) (Long: 71.1) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 18.7) (Long: 70.1) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 18.7) (Long: 70.36) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 18.7) (Long: 70.86) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 20) (Long: 71) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 20) (Long: 70.51) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 20) (Long: 69.25) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 20.93) (Long: 70.75) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 20.33) (Long: 71) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 18.5) (Long: 70.75) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 18.5) (Long: 70.43) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 18.5) (Long: 70) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 10.83) (Long: 75.71) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 9.68) (Long: 75.16) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 9.81) (Long: 75.66) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Westcoast (Lat: 15.61) (Long: 71.45) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 9.85) (Long: 73.63) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 12.13) (Long: 72.5) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 12.25) (Long: 72.85) INDIA (Record: 20/12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 12.46) (Long: 73.53) INDIA (Record: 21/12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 12.73) (Long: 74.73) INDIA (Record: 21/12/1963)
• South West Coast INDIA
• West Coast INDIA
• Lakshadweep Sea INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, R (1985) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) ZSI 440 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at - http://www.itis.gov.
  • 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/
  • 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 (1983) Quantitative and seasonal abundance of siphonophores along the southwest coast of India and the Laccadive sea Journal of marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 25(1&2) 17-40 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • Jitlang, I; Pattarajinda, S; Mishra, R and Wongrat, L (2007) Composition, Abundance and Distribution of Zooplankton in the Bay of Bengal The Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management in the Bay of Bengal 65-92 Available at - http://map.seafdec.org/downloads/BIMSTEC/010-Zooplankton-Issaporn.pdf
  • 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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