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

Coryne pusilla Gaertner, 1774

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 (+) (-)

 Dutch: klierachtige coryne


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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (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

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

additional source

ITIS database

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 Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Bouillon, Jean

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.

additional source

Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101.


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





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (137 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection
GenBank (5 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Schuchert, P. (2014). Coryne pusilla Gaertner, 1774. 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:117471




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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