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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia principis (Steenstrup, 1850) 
AphiaID: 117329

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 editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvilliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia allmanii Romanes, 1877 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocrene aurea Linko, 1904 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocrene simplex Forbes & Goodsir, 1851 (questionable synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelis principis Steenstrup, 1850 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa duodecilia Dalyell, 1847 (questionable synonym)
Sources  original description Steenstrup, J., 1850. Sur Margelis principis. [In Lütken: Nogle Bemaerkninger...]. Vidensk. Medd. dansk. naturh. Foren. Kbh. : 15- 35.
page(s): 35 [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
page(s): 210 [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology colonial polyp releasing medusae [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution A northern boreal medusa occurring in coastal areas from the Barents Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea. Also present around Iceland, western Greenland and New England.
The records for NE Pacific were referred to the very similar B. multitentaculata Foerster, 1923 by Arai & Brinckmann-Voss (1980), but later changed to B. principis (Cairns et al., 2002).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Sandvaag, The Faroe Islands. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of Labrador [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Typical Bougainvillia medusa
Typical Bougainvillia ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117329
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2009-07-16 07:17:06Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Bougainvillia principis (Steenstrup, 1850). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117329 on 2014-10-01
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