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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlackfordia virginica Mayer, 1910 
AphiaID: 117313

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 editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlackfordiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlackfordia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlackfordia Mayer, 1910
Sources  original description Mayer, A. G. 1910. Medusae of the world. Hydromedusae, Vols. I & II. Scyphomedusae, Vol III. Carnegie Institution, Washington. pp. 735, plates 1-76., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16794#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 277, pl. 36 figs 3-5, pl. 37 fig. 6 [details] [full text]

redescription Mills, C.E. & J.T. Rees, 2000. New observations and corrections concerning the trio of invasive hydromedusae Maeotias marginata (=M. inexpectata), Blackfordia virginica, and Moerisia sp. in the San Francisco Estuary. In: C.E. Mills, F. Boero, A. Migotto & J.M. Gili, eds., Trends in Hydrozoan Biology - IV. Sci. Mar. 64 Supl. 1: 151-155.
page(s): 153, fig. 1a-d [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVirginian [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Argentina
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorArgentina (introduced: alien[details]
Brazil
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBrazil (introduced: alien[details]
Bulgaria
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBulgaria (introduced: alien[details]
France
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFrance (introduced: alien[details]
India
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndia (introduced: alien[details]
Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexico (introduced: alien[details]
Portugal
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPortugal (introduced: alien[details]
Russia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSoviet Union (introduced: alien[details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Africa (country) (introduced: alien[details]
Spain
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpain (introduced: alien[details]
Ukraine
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUkraine (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBulgarian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUkrainian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic (introduced: alien[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (54 nucleotides; 24 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Portugal (Nation) : Dominant [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Spain (Nation) : Dominant [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Portugal (Nation) : Consumes native species (predator or herbivore) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in India (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in South Africa (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Brazil (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Portugal (Nation) : Possibly ballast water introductions [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in France (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Bulgaria (Nation) : Shipping [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Mexico (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Argentina (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology colonial [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117313
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Blackfordia virginica Mayer, 1910. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117313 on 2014-08-28
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