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

Melophysa melo (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MelophysaHaeckel, 1888accepted genus name

Species group names

Rhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 basionym
Rhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 synonym

Literature

original description

Quoy, J. R. C. and Gaimard, J. P. 1824. Voyage au tour du monde fait par ordre du roi, sur les corvettes de S. M: l’Uranie et la Physicienne pendant les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820. Histoire edicine s. Zoologie. Langlois, Paris. Atlas. 96 pls (Pls 86, 87).

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

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External Links

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Citation

Mapstone, G. (2010). Melophysa melo (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824). In: Schuchert, P. World Hydrozoa database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135499

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

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Last modified

2006-01-25 by Gill Mapstone

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