WoRMS taxon details

Melicertum sensu L. Agassiz, 1862

117152  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117152)

accepted
Genus
Melicerta Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (preoccupied by Melicerta Schrank, 1803 [Rotatoria])
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Agassiz, L. (1862). Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. <em>Little Brown, Boston.</em> 4: 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16068829
page(s): 349 [details]   
Taxonomy The genus has a complicated taxonomic history, which has not been resolved fully. For more details see Kramp (1919).
  
Taxonomy The genus has a complicated taxonomic history, which has not been resolved fully. For more details see Kramp (1919).

Synonymy
Melicerta Péron & Lesueur, 1810: 352, preoccupied by Melicerta Schrank, 1803 [Rotatoria].
Melicertum Oken, 1815: VI, invalid, published in a work that was rejected by the ICZN in Opinion 417.
Melicertum Goldfuss, 1820: 124, only included Melicertum perla = Pelagia noctiluca.
Melicertum Eschscholtz, 1829: 106, sensu Melicerta Péron & Lesueur, 1810.
Melicertum L. Agassiz, 1862: 349.
Melicertidium Haeckel, 1879: 137, type species Oceania octocostata M. Sars, 1835 by monotypy

 [details]
Schuchert, P. (2020). World Hydrozoa Database. Melicertum sensu L. Agassiz, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117152 on 2020-09-20
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z
changed
2016-03-02 13:10:02Z
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2020-07-28 07:10:11Z
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original description Agassiz, L. (1862). Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. <em>Little Brown, Boston.</em> 4: 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16068829
page(s): 349 [details]   

original description  (of Melicerta Péron & Lesueur, 1810) Péron F., Lesueur C. A. (1810b). Tableau des caractères génériques et spécifiques de toutes les espèces de méduses connues jusqu'à ce jour. <em>Annales du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle de Paris.</em> 14: 325-366., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3498981 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Melicertidium Haeckel, 1879) Haeckel, E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. <em>Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena.</em> 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32605578
page(s): 137 [details]   

additional source Kramp, P.L., 1919. Medusae. Pt. 1. Leptomedusae. Dan. Ingolf Exped. 5 8: 1-111pls. 1-5, charts 1-14, tabs 1-14, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2041601
page(s): 47; note: Emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Diagnosis Melicertidae medusae with eight simple radial canals, four primary and four secondary, all arising from centrifugally from manubrium; gonads on radial canals, separated from manubrium; no ocelli. Hydroid pahse with the characters of the family.  [details]

Taxonomy The genus has a complicated taxonomic history, which has not been resolved fully. For more details see Kramp (1919).

Synonymy
Melicerta Péron & Lesueur, 1810: 352, preoccupied by Melicerta Schrank, 1803 [Rotatoria].
Melicertum Oken, 1815: VI, invalid, published in a work that was rejected by the ICZN in Opinion 417.
Melicertum Goldfuss, 1820: 124, only included Melicertum perla = Pelagia noctiluca.
Melicertum Eschscholtz, 1829: 106, sensu Melicerta Péron & Lesueur, 1810.
Melicertum L. Agassiz, 1862: 349.
Melicertidium Haeckel, 1879: 137, type species Oceania octocostata M. Sars, 1835 by monotypy

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Japanese ハナクラゲモドキ属  [details]