Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Anthoathecata > Suborder Capitata > Family Corynidae > Genus Coryne

Coryne muscoides (Linnaeus, 1761)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CoryneGaertner, 1774accepted genus name
Actigia Stechow, 1921 synonym
Staurocoryne Rotch, 1872 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 French: grande coryne


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1761). Fauna Suecica sistens Animalia Sueciae Regni: Mammalia, Aves, Amphibia, Pisces, Insecta, Vermes. Distributa per Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Differentiis Specierum, Synonymis Auctorum, Nominibus Incolarum, Locis Natalium, Descriptionibus insectorum. Editio altera, auctior. Stockholmiae: L. Salvii, 48 + 578 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

Leloup, E. (1934). Note sur les hydropolypes de la rade de Villefranche-sur-Mer (France) [Note on the hydropolyps of the sea basin of Villifranche-sur-Mer (France)]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 10(31): 1-18

additional source

Schrijvers, J. & M. Vincx (1997). Cage experiments in an East African mangrove forest : a synthesis.

additional source

Schuchert, P. 2005b. Species boundaries in the hydrozoan genus Coryne. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36 (2005) 194-199

additional source

Schuchert, P. 2012. North-West European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 59. The Linnean Society of London, London, pp. i-viii, 1-364.


Schuchert, P. 2001b. Survey of the family Corynidae (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 108: 739-878.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)
GenBank (29 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Schuchert, P. (2014). Coryne muscoides (Linnaeus, 1761). 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:117469




 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


no data

Provided by

logo erms



Last modified

2013-04-19 by Peter Schuchert

Your feedback

click here

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License

Your e-mail address:

Your message: