Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Siphonophorae > Suborder Calycophorae > Family Prayidae > Subfamily Nectopyramidinae > Genus Nectopyramis

Nectopyramis thetis Bigelow, 1911

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NectopyramisBigelow, 1911accepted genus name
Archisoma Bigelow, 1911 synonym


original description

Bigelow, H. B. 1911. The Siphonophora. Biscayan Plankton collected during a Cruise of H. M. S. "Research" 1900. - Transactions of the LInnean Society of London 10: 337-358, pl. 28.

basis of record

Mapstone, G. M. 2001. Siphonophora, 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. 120-122

additional source

Totton, A. K. 1954. Siphonophora of the Indian Ocean together with systematic and biological notes on related specimens from other oceans. Discovery Rep. 27: 1-162.

additional source

Leloup, E. (1932). L'eudoxie d'un siphonophore calycophoride rare, le Nectopyramis thetis Bigelow. [The eudoxia of a rare calycophoride siphonophore, the Nectopyramis thetis Bigelow.] Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 8(3): 1-8.

additional source

Mapstone, G. M. 2009. Siphonophora (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of Canadian Pacific waters. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 302 p


Pugh, P. R. 1992a. A revision of the sub-family Nectopyramidinae (Siphonophora, Prayidae). Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lon. B Biol. Sci. 335: 281-322.


Sears, M. 1952. Notes on Siphonophores. 3. Nectopyramis spinosa n. sp. Breviora 3: 1-4





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications)


Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Nectopyramis thetis Bigelow, 1911. 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:135465




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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