WoRMS taxon details

Blackfordia virginica Mayer, 1910

117313  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117313)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]  OpenAccess publication 
Schuchert, P. (2019). World Hydrozoa Database. Blackfordia virginica Mayer, 1910. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117313 on 2019-01-20
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2019-01-03 13:27:06Z
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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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofBlackfordia manhattensis Mayer, 1910) 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 fig. 2-2''' [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. <em>BioInvasions Records.</em> 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. <em>Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev.</em> 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Faasse M., Melchers M. (2014). The exotic jellyfish Blackfordia virginica introduced into the Netherlands (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). <em>Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen.</em> 43: 103-109., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/625706
page(s): 103, figs 1, 3-5; note: polyp stage, record medusa Holland [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Segura-Puertas, L., L. Celis, and L. Chiaverano. 2009. Medusozoans (Cnidaria: Cubozoa, Scyphozoa, and Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 369–379 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Pre [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Mills, C.; Rees, J. T. (2000). New observations and corrections concerning the trio of invasive hydromedusae <i>Maeotias marginata (=M. inexpectata), Blackfordia virginica</i>, and <i>Moreisia</i> sp. in the San Francisco Estuary. Scientia Marina. 64: 151-155., available online at https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2000.64s1151
page(s): 153, fig. 1a-d; note: depict and describe polyp stage [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Moore, S. J. (1987) Redescription of the leptomedusan Blackfordia virginica, Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 67: 287-291
page(s): 287 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species abundance in Portuguese part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Dominant [details]

Introduced species abundance in Spanish part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Dominant [details]

Introduced species impact in Spanish part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact in Portuguese part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Consumes native species (predator or herbivore) [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Portuguese part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Possibly ballast water introductions [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Argentina (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Bulgarian part of the Black Sea : Shipping [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Brazil (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in French part of the Bay of Biscay (Marine Region) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in India (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Mexico (Nation) : Ships: general
It is likely to have been widely transported in ballast water and fouling. [details]

From other sources
Biology colonial [details]
 

LanguageName 
English black Sea jellyfish  [details]
German Schwarzmeer-Qualle  [details]
Japanese マメヨドクラゲ  [details]