Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Leptothecata > Family Lafoeidae > Genus Lafoea

Lafoea dumosa (Fleming, 1820)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LafoeaLamouroux, 1821accepted genus name

Species group names

Lafoea fruticosa (Sars, 1851) synonym
Lafoea gracillima (Alder, 1856) synonym
Lafoea pocillum Hincks, 1868 synonym
Lafoea tenellula synonym


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

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

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

ITIS database

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

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.


Millard, N.A.H., 1975. Monograph on the Hydroida of southern Africa. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 68 : 1-513.


Cornelius, P.F.S., 1995. North-West European Thecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Part 1. Laodiceidae to Haleciidae. In: R.S.K. Barnes & J.H. Crothers, eds, Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series). The Linn. Soc. London and Est. Coas. Sci. Ass. - Field Studies Council. 50 : i-vii, 1-347.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (116 publications)
Barcode of Life
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Schuchert, P. (2014). Lafoea dumosa (Fleming, 1820). 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:117702




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