WoRMS taxon details

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

289378 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289378)
accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarybdea alata Reynaud, 1830· accepted, alternate representation
marine, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bonaire part of the Caribbean Sea  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Bonaire part of the Caribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Height to 25 cm, width 1/3 to 1/2 of height....  
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]
Collins, Allen G. (2017). Alatina alata (Reynaud, 1830). In: Collins, A.G.; Jarms, G. (2017). World list of Cubozoa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289378 on 2017-11-22

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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarybdea 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
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]
 

Feeding Type
adult: carnivore [details]