Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina

Siphonophorae Eschscholtz, 1829

Rank: Order
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Calycophorae Leuckart, 1854
Cystonectae Haeckel, 1887
Physonectae Haeckel, 1888

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: buiskwallen

Literature

original description

Eschscholtz, F. 1829. System der Acalephen. Eine ausf├╝hrliche Beschreibung aller medusenartigen Strahltiere. Ferdinand D├╝mmler, Berlin, pp. 1-190, 116 pls.

basis of record

Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296

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External Links

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Citation

Mapstone, G.; Schuchert, P. (2014). Siphonophorae. 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:1371

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2013-08-30 by Gill Mapstone

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