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

Marrus orthocanna (Kramp, 1942)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MarrusTotton, 1954accepted genus name

Species group names

Stephanomia orthocanna Kramp, 1942 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

Pugh, P. R. 1974a. The vertical distribution of the siphonophores collected during the SOND cruise, 1965. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U. K. 54 (1): 25-90.

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

Totton, A. K. 1965. A Synopsis of the Siphonophora. London, British Museum (Natural History). Pp. 230.

additional source

Pugh, P. R. 1999. A review of the genus Bargmannia Totton, 1954 (Siphonophorae, Physonecta, Pyrostephidae). - Bulletin of the Natural History Museum Zoology Series 65: 51-72.

additional source

Zelickman, E.A., 1972. Distribution and ecology of the pelagic hydromedusae, siphonophores and ctenophores of the Barents Sea, based on perennial plankton collections. Mar. Biol., Berl. 17 3: 256-264.

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

Stepanjants, S. D. 1967. Siphonophores of the seas of the USSR and the northern part of the Pacific Ocean. Opred. Faune SSSR 96. ‘Nauka’, Leningrad. (In Russian).

additional source

Totton, A. K., and Fraser, J. H. 1955g. Siphonophora. Sub-order Physonectae. Family Agalmidae. Cons. Int. Explor. Mer Zooplankton Sheet 61.


Andersen, O.G.N., 1981. Redescription of Marrus orthocanna (Kramp, 1942) (Cnidaria, Siphonophora). Steenstrupia 7: 293-307





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Marrus orthocanna (Kramp, 1942). 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:135494




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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