Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Anthoathecata > Suborder Filifera > Family Eudendriidae > Genus Eudendrium

Eudendrium album Nutting, 1898

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EudendriumEhrenberg, 1834accepted genus name

Species group names

Eudendrium islandicum Schuchert, 2000 heterotypic synonym
Eudendrium fragile Motz-Kossowska, 1905 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: white stickhydroid


original description

Nutting, C.C., 1898. On three new species of hydroids and one new to Britain. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. -71 : 362-366.

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

Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Leloup, E. (1952). Coelentérés [Coelenterata]. ---. Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique: Brussels, Belgium. 283 pp.

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.


Schuchert, P. 2008b. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 4. Revue suisse de Zoologie 115: 677-757


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.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Eudendrium album Nutting, 1898. 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:117538




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