WoRMS taxon details

Bougainvillia britannica (Forbes, 1841)

117321  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117321)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofHippocrene britannica Forbes, 1841) Forbes E. (1841). Contributions to British actinology. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 7: 81-85, pl. 1., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/71831#page/95/mode/1up
page(s): 84, pl. 1 figs 2a-c [details]   
Distribution The Mediterranean records are improbable to erroneous  
Distribution The Mediterranean records are improbable to erroneous [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Bougainvillia britannica (Forbes, 1841). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117321 on 2018-05-23
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original description  (ofBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1897) Hartlaub, C. 1897. Die Hydromedusen Helgolands. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 2: 449-536, pls 14-23., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/51154#page/489/mode/1up
page(s): 456, pl. 14 figs 1-4, 7-10 (non 5-6) [details]   

original description  (ofAtractylis linearis Alder, 1862) Alder J. (1862b). Descriptions of some new and rare zoophytes found on the coast of Northumberland and Durham. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (3)9(52): 311-317, plates 13-15., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87333#page/325/mode/1up
page(s): 313, pl. 14 figs 1-3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofHippocrene britannica Forbes, 1841) Forbes E. (1841). Contributions to British actinology. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 7: 81-85, pl. 1., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/71831#page/95/mode/1up
page(s): 84, pl. 1 figs 2a-c [details]   

original description  (ofBougainvillia dinema Greene, 1857) Green J.R. (1857). On the Acalephae of Dublin coast, with description of seven new naked-eyed forms. Natural History Review, Proceedings of Societies. 4: 242-250., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2519948#page/374/mode/1up
page(s): 246, pl. 15 fig. 6a-f [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofMargelis zygonema Haeckel, 1880) Haeckel, E. 1880. Das System der Acraspeden. 2te Hälfte des Systems der Medusen. Acht Nachträge zur Vervollständigung des Systems. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 2: 361-672, plates 21-40.
page(s): 635 [details]   

original description  (ofBougainvillia xantha Hartlaub, 1897) Hartlaub, C. 1897. Die Hydromedusen Helgolands. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 2: 449-536, pls 14-23., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/51154#page/489/mode/1up
page(s): 461, pl. 15 figs 2-3, pl. 16 fig. 3, pl. 16b fig. 19 [details]   

original description  (ofBougainvillia bella Hartlaub, 1897) Hartlaub, C. 1897. Die Hydromedusen Helgolands. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 2: 449-536, pls 14-23., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/51154#page/489/mode/1up
page(s): 470, pl. 15 fig. 7 [details]   

original description  (ofBougainvillia britannica var. coeca Hartlaub, 1911) Hartlaub, C., 1911. XII. Craspedote Medusen. I. Teil. 2 Lief.: Familie III Margelidae. Nord. Plankton 6 : 137-235., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101621#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 169 [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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Russell, F.S., 1953. The medusae of the British Isles. Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae and Narcomedusae. : 1-530, pls. 1-35. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128673#page/25/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source  (ofBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1897) 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]   

basis of record  (ofBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1897) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1897) 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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128673#page/25/mode/1up
page(s): 208 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofAtractylis linearis Alder, 1862) Leloup, E. (1934). Note sur les hydropolypes de la rade de Villefranche-sur-Mer (France) [Note on the hydropolyps of the sea basin of Villifranche-sur-Mer (France)]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 10(31): 1-18. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofBougainvillia xantha Hartlaub, 1897) Hartlaub, C., 1911. XII. Craspedote Medusen. I. Teil. 2 Lief.: Familie III Margelidae. Nord. Plankton 6 : 137-235., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101621#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMargelis zygonema Haeckel, 1880) Edwards, C., 1966. The hydroid and the medusa Bougainvillia principis, and a review of the British species of Bougainvillia. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 46 1: 129-152., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315400017604 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofBougainvillia dinema Greene, 1857) Edwards, C., 1966. The hydroid and the medusa Bougainvillia principis, and a review of the British species of Bougainvillia. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 46 1: 129-152., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315400017604 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofAtractylis linearis Alder, 1862) 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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128673#page/25/mode/1up
page(s): 198 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofBougainvillia bella Hartlaub, 1897) Hartlaub, C., 1911. XII. Craspedote Medusen. I. Teil. 2 Lief.: Familie III Margelidae. Nord. Plankton 6 : 137-235., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101621#page/9/mode/1up [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology polyp colonial; medusa in planktonic [details]

Diagnosis Medusa jelly thick; no peduncle, basal trunk of oral tentacles long, ocelli crescentic or oval, often appearing almost linear in oral view, situated adaxially on bases of tentacles, not on bulbs, 12-17 tentacles per bulb, oral tentacles branch 4-5 times; polyp stolonal or sparingly branched, long pedicels, medusae buds in clusters on branched stalks, young medusa with very narrow subumbrella. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Distribution The Mediterranean records are improbable to erroneous [details]

From other sources
Spelling In Müller (2004) is mentioned as B. brittanica [details]