Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Ctenophora > Class Tentaculata > Subclass Cyclocoela > Order Lobata > Family Bolinopsidae > Genus Bolinopsis

Bolinopsis infundibulum (O.F. Müller, 1776)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BolinopsisL. Agassiz, 1860accepted genus name
Bolina Mertens, 1833 synonym

Species group names

Bolinopsis alata synonym
Bolinopsis septentrionalis Mertens, 1833 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): lobekammanet sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: tolappet ribbegople sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: common northern comb jelly sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 German: Glas-Lappenqualle sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian Bokmål: lobekammanet sources: Contributions to the Natural History of the United
 Norwegian Nynorsk: lobekammanet sources: Contributions to the Natural History of the United
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): lobekammanet


basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Ctenophora, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 122-123

additional source

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Liley, R. (1958). Ctenophora. Replaced by sheet no. 146. Fiches d'identification du zooplancton, 82. ICES: Copenhagen, Denmark. 5 pp.

additional source

Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.



External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF


Mills, C. (2011). Bolinopsis infundibulum (O.F. Müller, 1776). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106393




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