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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlatina alata (Reynaud, 1830) 
AphiaID: 289378

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCubozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarybdeida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlatinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlatina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlatina Gershwin, 2005
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarybdea alata Reynaud, 1830
Sources 
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, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3737.4.8 [details]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
South Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Atlantic [details]
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289378
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2009-05-25 15:23:26Z  changed  Collins, Allen G.
  
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  Citation: Collins, Allen G. (2014). Alatina alata (Reynaud, 1830). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289378 on 2014-08-29
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