Agalma elegans

Agalma elegans is a species of siphonophores in the family Agalmatidae. It has been found in a wide variety of locations, including between the Reloncavi Fjord and the Boca del Guafo Passage, in the Chiloe Inland Sea (CIS), Chile.[2]

Agalma elegans
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Agalma elegans at the Natural History Museum (National Museum of Ireland) in Dublin.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order: Siphonophorae
Family: Agalmatidae
Genus: Agalma
A. elegans
Binomial name
Agalma elegans
(Sars, 1846)[1]
  • Agalmopsis elegans Sars, 1846


  1. ^ Sars, M. (1846). Fauna littoralis Norvegiae oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oderwenig bekannter Seethiere, nebst Beobachtungen über die Organisation, Lebensweise und Entwickelung derselben. 1-194. Johann Dahk. Christiania.
  2. ^ Palma, Sergio; Cabello, Fabiola; Silva, Nelson; Canepa, Antonio (2018-12-01). "Siphonophores of the Chiloé Inland Sea: biodiversity, spatial distribution and environmental association". Marine Biodiversity. 48 (4): 1731–1742. doi:10.1007/s12526-017-0662-y. ISSN 1867-1624. S2CID 17441202.
  • Development and metamorphosis of the larva of Agalma elegans (Sars)(Siphonophora Physonectae). AK Totton, Pap Mar Biol Oceanogr, 1956

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