Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Siphonophorae > Suborder Physonectae > Family Agalmatidae > Genus Agalma

Agalma okenii Eschscholtz, 1825

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AgalmaEschscholtz, 1825accepted genus name
Agalmopsis Sars, 1846 synonym


original description

Eschscholtz, F. (1825). Bericht über die zoologische Ausbeute während der Reise von Kronstadt bis St. Peter und Paul. - Isis 1825: 733-747.

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

Leloup, E. (1935). Les siphonophores de la rade de Villefranche-sur-Mer (Alpes Maritimes, France) [Siphonophores of the Rade of Villefranche-sur-Mer (Maritime Alps, France)]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 11(31): 1-12

additional source

Bigelow, H. B. 1911. The Siphonophorae. Reports of the scientific research expedition to the tropical Pacific. Albatross XXIII. - Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 38: 173-401, 32 pls.

additional source

Pugh, P. R. (1999). Siphonophorae. In South Atlantic Zooplankton I. Edited by D. Boltovskoy. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands. Pp. 868.

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

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

Kawamura, T. 1911c. “Shidarezakura Kurage” and “Nagayoraku Kurage” (Cupulita picta, Metschnikoff, and Agalmopsis elegans, Sars). Zool. Mag. (Tokyo) (Dobuts. Zhasshi) 23 (7): 359-363, plate 7 (In Japanese).

additional source

Eschscholtz, F. 1829. System der Acalephen. Eine ausführliche Beschreibung aller medusenartigen Strahltiere. Ferdinand Dümmler, Berlin, pp. 1-190, 116 pls.

additional source

Dunn, C. W., Pugh, P. R., and Haddock, S. H. D. 2005a. Marrus claudanielis, a new species of deep-sea physonect siphonophore (Siphonophora, Physonectae). Bull. Mar. Sci. 76 (3): 699-714.

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.





External Links

Barcode of Life
GenBank (7 nucleotides; 5 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection


Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Agalma okenii Eschscholtz, 1825. 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:135485




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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