Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Anthoathecata > Suborder Aplanulata > Family Protohydridae > Genus Protohydra

Protohydra leuckarti Greeff, 1870

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ProtohydraGreeff, 1869accepted genus name


original description

Greeff, R. 1870. Protohydra Leuckarti. Eine marine Stammform der Coelenteraten. - Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 20: 37-54, pls 4-5.

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. (1947). Les Coelentérés de la faune belge: leur bibliographie et leur distribution [Coelenterates of the Belgian fauna: their bibliography and distribution]. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique = Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België, 107. Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België: Brussel, Belgium. 73 pp.

additional source

Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. 1984. Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.

additional source

Calder, D. 2003 MS. Checklist of Hydroids, hydromedusae and siphonophores reported from the Bay of Fundy.

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. 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. 2006a. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Capitata Part 1. Revue suisse de Zoologie 113: 325-410.





External Links

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Schuchert, P. (2014). Protohydra leuckarti Greeff, 1870. 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:117842




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marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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