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

Rosacea cymbiformis (Delle Chiaje, 1830)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

RosaceaQuoy & Gaimard, 1827accepted genus name

Species group names

Physalia cymbiformis Delle Chiaje, 1830 basionym
Physalia cymbiformis Delle Chiaje, 1830 synonym


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

Kirkpatrick, P.A.; Pugh, P.R. (1984). Siphonophores and velellids: keys and notes for the identification of the species. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 29. E.J. Brill/W. Backhuys: London, UK. ISBN 90-04-07470-8. vi, 154 pp.

additional source

Pugh, P. R. and R. Gasca. 2009. Siphonophorae (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 395–402 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

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

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.


Mapstone, G. M. 2005. Re-description of Rosacea cymbiformis, a prayine siphonophore (from the Mediterranean Sea), with comments on nectophore designation and bract orientation. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U. K. 85: 709-721.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Rosacea cymbiformis (Delle Chiaje, 1830). 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:135470




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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