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Table 1 Review of medusae and ctenophores from the Bahía Blanca region (Argentina) based on own data and literature data. In each case, data related to study area and type of collection from own samples are highlighted in bold while those from literature are not highlighted; when both sources overlap, data are italic

From: Medusae and ctenophores from the Bahía Blanca Estuary and neighboring inner shelf (Southwest Atlantic Ocean, Argentina)

Taxa Sampling date Study area Source Type of collection
Phylum CNIDARIA     
Class HYDROZOA     
Subclass HYDROIDOLINA     
Order ANTHOATHECATA     
Suborder FILIFERA     
Family OCEANIIDAE
Turritopsis nutricula 1979–1981; 1983–2008; 2010; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Hoffmeyer 1983; Ramírez and Zamponi 1980; Genzano et al. 2008a; Rodriguez 2012; This study J, A
Family PANDEIDAE
Amphinema dinema a 2013; 2015 ER-MH This study A
Family PROBOSCIDACTYLIDAE
Proboscidactyla mutabilis 1970; 1983–2008 ER Ramírez and Zamponi 1980; Genzano et al. 2008a; Rodriguez 2012 A
Family PROTIARIDAE
Halitiara formosa a 2013–2014 ER-MH This study J, A
Suborder APLANULATA     
Family CORYMORPHIDAE
Corymorpha januarii 1982; 1983–2008; 2010; 2013–2014 BBE-ER Genzano et al. 2009a; Rodriguez 2012; This study H c, J, A
Family TUBULARIIDAE
Hybocodon chilensis 1983–2008; 2010 BBE-ER Genzano et al. 2008a; Rodriguez 2012; Rodriguez et al. 2012 J, A
Order LEPTOTHECATA     
Family AEQUOREIDAE
Aequorea forskalea a 2014 MH This study J, A
Family CAMPANULARIIDAE
Clytia gracilis 1971–1972; 1997; 1998; 2003; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Bastida and Torti 1971; Bastida et al. 1977; Genzano et al. 2009b; Rodriguez 2012; This study H, A
Clytia hemisphaerica 1983–2008; 2010; 2014 ER-MH Genzano et al. 2009b; Rodriguez 2012; This study H, A
Clytia lomae a 2014 MH This study A
Clytia simplex 1970 ER Ramírez and Zamponi 1980 A
Obelia spp. 1979–1981; 1993–2006; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Hoffmeyer 1983; Blanco 1994; Hoffmeyer and Barría de Cao 2007; Genzano et al. 2008b; Genzano et al. 2009b; Rodriguez 2012; This study H, J, A
Family EIRENIDAE
Eutonina scintillans 2006 ER Rodriguez et al. 2007 A
Family LOVENELLIDAE
Eucheilota ventricularis 1983–2008;2010; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Rodriguez 2006; Rodriguez 2012; This study J, A
Family MITROCOMIDAE
Cosmetirella davisi 1983–2008; 2010 ER Ramírez and Zamponi 1980; Rodriguez 2012 A
Mitrocomella frigida 1970; 1983–2002 ER Ramírez and Zamponi 1980; Rodriguez 2006 A
Mitrocomella brownei 1983–2008; 2010 ER Genzano et al. 2008a; Rodriguez 2012 J, A
Halopsis ocellata a 2015 MH This study A
Subclass TRACHYLINAE     
Order LIMNOMEDUSAE     
Family OLINDIIDAE
Aglauropsis kawari 1983–2008; 2015 ER-MH Genzano et al. 2008a; This study A, J
Gossea brachymera 1982–1984; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Mianzan 1986a; This study na; J, A
Olindias sambaquiensis 1981–1984; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Mianzan 1986a; Zamponi and Mianzan 1985; Mianzan 1989c; Macchi et al. 1995; Chiaverano et al. 2004; Chiaverano & Mianzan 2001; Rodriguez 2012; This study J, A
Order TRACHYMEDUSAE     
Family GERYONIIDAE
Liriope tetraphylla 1983; 1987–1988; 1992–2002; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Gaitán 2004; Rodriguez 2012; This study J, A
Family HALICREATIDAE
Halitrephes maasi 1970 ER Ramírez and Zamponi 1980 A
Class SCYPHOZOA     
Subclass DISCOMEDUSAE     
Order SEMAEOSTOMEAE     
Family CYANEIDAE
Drymonema gorgo 1982–1984; 2008; 2012 BBE-MH Mianzan 1986a; Mianzan 1989a, b; This study J b
Family PELAGIIDAE
Chrysaora lactea 1982–1984; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Mianzan 1986a; Mianzan 1989a, b; This study E, J, A
Family ULMARIDAE
Aurelia aurita 1982–1984; 2008; 2013 BBE-MH Mianzan 1986a; Mianzan 1989a, b; This study E, J, A
Phylum CTENOPHORA     
Class TENTACULATA     
Subclass CYCLOCOELA     
Order LOBATA     
Family BOLINOPSIDAE
Mnemiopsis leidyi 1982–1984; 1990; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Mianzan and Sabatini 1985; Mianzan 1986a; Hoffmeyer 1990 (as Mnemiopsis mccrady); This study J, A
Subclass TYPHLOCOELA     
Order CYDIPPIDA     
Family PLEUROBRACHIIDAE
Pleurobrachia pileus 1979–1981; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Hoffmeyer 1983; This study na; J, A
Class NUDA     
Order BEROIDA     
Family BEROIDAE
Beroe ovata 1982–1984; 2013–2014 BBE-ER-MH Mianzan 1986a, b; This study J, A
  1. Abbreviations: BBE Bahía Blanca Estuary, MH Monte Hermoso, ER El Rincón
  2. E ephyrae, H hydroids, J juveniles, A adults, Ac actinula larvae
  3. na not available
  4. a first record for the region
  5. b material provided by Prof. Verónica Arias and storaged at Cátedra de Zoología de Invertebrados I, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahía Blanca, Argentina
  6. c material provided by Alberto Conte and storaged at the Instituto Argentino de Oceanografía, Bahía Blanca, Argentina