World Hydrozoa Database

Hydrozoa taxon details

Bougainvillia pyramidata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)

117330  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Note Loch Laigh, Mull, Scotland.   
Type locality Loch Laigh, Mull, Scotland.  [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Bougainvillia pyramidata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853). Accessed at: on 2018-09-25
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original description  (ofHippocrene pyramidata Forbes & Goodsir, 1853) Forbes E., Goodsir J. (1853). On some remarkable marine Invertebrata new to the British Seas. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 20: 307-315., available online at
page(s): 312, pl. 10 fig. 4 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, 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. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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 (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Schuchert, P. (2007). The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 2. Revue suisse de Zoologie. 114: 195-396., available online at
page(s): 217 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

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Type locality Loch Laigh, Mull, Scotland.  [details]