Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Trachylinae > Order Limnomedusae > Family Olindiidae > Genus Gonionemus

Gonionemus vertens A. Agassiz, 1862

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GonionemusA. Agassiz, 1862accepted genus name

Species group names

Gonionemus vindobonensis Joseph, 1918 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: kruiskwal


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

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

Eno, N.C.; Clark, R.A.; Sanderson, W.G. (Ed.) (1997). Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Joint Nature Conservation Committee: Peterborough, UK. ISBN 1-86107-442-5. 152 pp.

additional source

Uchida, T., 1976. A new sporozoan-like reproduction in the Hydromedusa, Gonionemus vertens. Proc. Jap. Acad. Sci. 52 7: 387-388.

additional source

Bakker, C.. 1980. On the distribution of 'Gonionemus vertens' A. Agassiz (Hydrozoa, Limnomedusae), a new species in the eelgrass beds of Lake Grevelingen. Hydrobiological Bulletin, Amsterdam 14(3):186-195, figs. l-7. (xii-1980)

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296

additional source

Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.

additional source

Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 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 RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (66 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Gonionemus vertens A. Agassiz, 1862. 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:117768

Dr Wim Vervoort. Gonionemus vertens L. Agassiz, 1862. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=240628




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