Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa > Subclass Hydroidolina > Order Anthoathecata > Suborder Capitata > Family Corynidae > Genus Coryne

Coryne eximia Allman, 1859

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CoryneGaertner, 1774accepted genus name
Actigia Stechow, 1921 synonym
Staurocoryne Rotch, 1872 synonym

Species group names

Sarsia eximia (Allman, 1859) synonym


original description

Allman, G. J. 1859c. Notes on the hydroid zoophytes. Annals and Magazine of natural History (3) 4: 137-144.

basis of record

Leloup, E. (1947). Les Coelentérés de la faune belge: leur bibliographie et leur distribution [Coelenterates of the Belgian fauna: their bibliography and distribution]. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique = Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België, 107. Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België: Brussel, Belgium. 73 pp.

additional source

Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 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

Schuchert, P. 2005b. Species boundaries in the hydrozoan genus Coryne. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36 (2005) 194-199

additional source

Schuchert, P. 2012. North-West European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 59. The Linnean Society of London, London, pp. i-viii, 1-364.

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.

source of synonymy

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms


Schuchert, P. 2001b. Survey of the family Corynidae (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 108: 739-878.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (41 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection
GenBank (9 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Schuchert, P. (2014). Coryne eximia Allman, 1859. 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:151860




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