Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Leptothecata > Superfamily Plumularioidea > Family Aglaopheniidae > Genus Aglaophenia

Aglaophenia pluma (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AglaopheniaLamouroux, 1812accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: zeepluim sources: Eneman, E. (1984). Uit het Natuurhistorisch Archief [From the Natural History Archive]. De Strandvlo 4(1): 4-17
 English: podded hydroid sources: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 Italian: piuma di mare


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, 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. 112-120

additional source

Day, J.H. & J.F.C. Morgans (1956). The ecology of South African estuaries. Part 7. The Biology of Durban Bay. Ann. Natal Mus. 13: 259-312.

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (130 publications)
GenBank (16 nucleotides; 0 proteins)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection


Schuchert, P. (2014). Aglaophenia pluma (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117283




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marine, not fresh, not terrestrial


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