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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia superciliaris (L. Agassiz, 1849) 
AphiaID: 117333

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia superciliaris (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia paradoxa Mereschowsky, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocrene superciliaris L. Agassiz, 1849 (basionym)
Sources  original description Agassiz, L. 1849. On the Naked-eyed Medusae of the Shores of Massachusetts in their perfect state of development (Contributions to the Natural History of the Acalephae of North America Part 1. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (n. s.) 4: 221-312, pls 1-8.
page(s): 273 [details] [full text]

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): 220 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Andrews [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast North Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [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]
(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 editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [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 (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (64 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; 1 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 editorType locality Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology colonial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions umbrella height and width 7-9 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy; Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia; Newfoundland and Labrador (Western slope of Newfoundland, including southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50 m in the area southwest of Newfoundland); Cobscook Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat upper epipelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117333
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Bougainvillia superciliaris (L. Agassiz, 1849). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117333 on 2014-11-20
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