WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia britannica (Forbes, 1841)

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

accepted
Species
marine
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution The Mediterranean records are improbable to...  
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution The Mediterranean records are improbable to erroneous [details]
WoRMS (2004). Bougainvillia britannica. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117321 on 2017-12-11

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia 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 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]   

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] 

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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1887) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1887) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1887) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractylis 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractylis 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelis 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia 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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology polyp colonial; medusa in planktonic [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution The Mediterranean records are improbable to erroneous [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling In Müller (2004) is mentioned as B. brittanica [details]
 

Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]