Sphaeronectes irregularis   (Claus,  1873) (Hydrozoan)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Siphonophorae
Family:Sphaeronectidae

Description
Polygastric phase 5.7 mm in diameter and 7.1 mm in depth. Nectosac upto 4.3 mm in diameter and 2.8 mm in depth. Somatocyst short and straight. Hydroecium open on dorsal side. Lateral radial canals arched or bowed in appearance.


Synonym (s)
Monophyes irregularis Bigelow, 1911
Monophyes irregularis Claus, 1873
Sphaeronectes irregularis Totton, 1965

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal (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

Page last updated on:2010-06-23

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