Forskalia tholoides Haeckel, 1888

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: unaccepted
Name Status: species inquirenda


original description

Haeckel, E. 1888b. Report on the Siphonophorae. - Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76, Zoology 28: 1-380, 50pls.

additional source

Kawamura, T., 1954. A report on Japanese siphonophores with special references to new and rare species. J. Shigha Prefecture Junior College A 2 : 99-129.

additional source

Daniel, R. 1985. The fauna of India and the adjacent countries. Coelenterata: Hydrozoa, Siphonophora. Zoological Survey of India Publication, Calcutta, India.

additional source

Pugh, P. R. 2003. A revision of the family Forskaliidae (Siphonophora, Physonectae). Journal of Natural History 37: 1281-1327.

additional source

Bedot, M. 1893. Revision de la famille des Forskaliidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 1, 231-254.

status source

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

original description (unavailable nomenclaturally)

Haeckel, E. 1888a. System der Siphonophoren auf phylogenetischer Grundlage entworfen. - Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft 22: 1-46.





External Links

GenBank (4 nucleotides; 2 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)


Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Forskalia tholoides Haeckel, 1888. 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




marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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