WoRMS taxon details

Alatina alata (Reynaud, 1830)

289378  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289378)

accepted
Species
Carybdea alata Reynaud, 1830· accepted, alternate representation
marine, terrestrial
Type locality contained in Bonaire part of the Caribbean Sea  
type locality contained in Bonaire part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Description Height to 25 cm, width 1/3 to 1/2 of height. Bell thick, translucent, with smooth surface and four long tentacles banded...  
Description Height to 25 cm, width 1/3 to 1/2 of height. Bell thick, translucent, with smooth surface and four long tentacles banded pinkish yellow. Four T-shaped rhopalial pits, dull ochre coloured, situated more than 1/4 up from bell edge. Gastric cirri in small groups in stomach corners. Ocelli brownish-black. Strong swimmer, occasionally swarming. Habitat: occasionally inshore. Distribution: pantropical (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Collins, A.G.; Jarms, G. (2018). World List of Cubozoa. Alatina alata (Reynaud, 1830). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289378 on 2018-04-19
Date
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2009-05-25 15:23:26Z
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basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo [details]   

additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Lewis C, Bentlage B, Yanagihara A, Gillan W, Van Blerk J, Keil D, Bely AE & AG Collins. 2013. Redescription of Alatina alata (Reynaud 1830) (Cnidaria: Cubozoa) from Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. Zootaxa. 3737 (4): 473–487. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3737.4.8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofCarybdea alata Reynaud, 1830) Gershwin, L. 2005. Carybdea alata auct. and Manokia stiasnyi, reclassification to a new family with description of a new genus and two new species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 51: 501–523. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Height to 25 cm, width 1/3 to 1/2 of height. Bell thick, translucent, with smooth surface and four long tentacles banded pinkish yellow. Four T-shaped rhopalial pits, dull ochre coloured, situated more than 1/4 up from bell edge. Gastric cirri in small groups in stomach corners. Ocelli brownish-black. Strong swimmer, occasionally swarming. Habitat: occasionally inshore. Distribution: pantropical (Richmond, 1997). [details]