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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis McCrady, 1857 
AphiaID: 117056

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroidolina (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceaniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis nutricula McCrady, 1857 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceaniidae Eschscholtz, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavopsis Graeffe, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavula Wright, 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendroclava Weisman, 1883 (synonym)
Sources 
redescription Schuchert, P. (2004). Revision of the European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): families Oceanidae and Pachycordylidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 111 2: 315-369.
page(s): 322 [details] [full text]

status source Calder, D.R., L.D. Stephens & A.E. Sanders, 1992. Comments on the date of publication of John McCrady's hydrozoan paper Gymnopthalmata of Charleston Harbor. Bull. Zool. Nomencl. 49 4: 287-289. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis chevalense (Thorneley, 1904)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis dohrnii (Weissmann, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis fascicularis Fraser, 1943
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis lata Lendenfeld, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis minor (Nutting, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis nutricula McCrady, 1857
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis pacifica Maas, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis polycirrha (Keferstein, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis rubra (Farquhar, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis pleurostoma (Péron & Lesueur, 1810) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis polynema Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis polycirrha (Keferstein, 1862)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Turritopsis rubra medusa; copright P. Schuchert
Turritopsis rubra medu...
Turritopsis rubra polyp
Turritopsis rubra polyp
Turritopsis nutricula from Brazil, by Alvaro E. Migotto, http://cifonauta.cebimar.usp.br/photo/2181/
Turritopsis nutricula ...
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Turritopsis nutricula, by Alvaro E. Migotto, http://cifonauta.cebimar.usp.br/photo/2188
Turritopsis nutricula,...
[image from typetaxon]
Turritopsis nutricula, by Alvaro E. Migotto, source http://cifonauta.cebimar.usp.br/photo/2194/
Turritopsis nutricula,...
[image from typetaxon]
Polyp of Turritopsis nutricula, by Alvaro E. Migotto, source http://cifonauta.cebimar.usp.br/photo/2242
Polyp of Turritopsis n...
[image from typetaxon]
Oceania armata, stalked nematocyst clusters of the mouth margin
Oceania armata, stalke...
Turritopsis rubra, nematocyst clusters of mouth rim.
Turritopsis rubra, nem...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117056
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2006-06-12 07:16:42Z  checked  Boero, Ferdinando
2009-12-29 08:28:59Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2015-05-19 05:56:57Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Turritopsis McCrady, 1857. In: Schuchert, P. (2015) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117056 on 2015-08-01
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