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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 117386

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 editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia dichotoma (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSertularia dichotoma Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia brasiliensis Meyen, 1834 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia caulini Delle Chiaje, 1841 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia cavolinii Deshayes & Edwards, 1836 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia cheloniae Allman, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia maior Meyen, 1834 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia obtusidens Jäderholm, 1904 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClytia longicyatha (Allman, 1877) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucope articulata A. Agassiz, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucope parasitica A. Agassiz, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonothyraea integra Fraser, 1940 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaomedea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaomedea divaricata McCrady, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaomedea gracilis Dana, 1846 (invalidated name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaomedea sargassi Broch, 1913 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia Adelungi Hartlaub, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia alternata Fraser, 1938 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia angulosa Bale, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia arruensis Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia articulata (Agassiz, 1865) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia australis von Lendenfeld, 1885 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia biserialis Fraser, 1948 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia borealis Nutting, 1901 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia braziliensis (Meyen, 1834) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia cheloniae (Allman, 1888) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia chinensis Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia commissuralis McCrady, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia congdoni Hargitt, 1909 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia coughtreyi Bale, 1924 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia dubia Nutting, 1901 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia equilateralis Fraser, 1938 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia everta Hargitt, 1927 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia fragilis Calkins, 1899 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia gracilis Calkins, 1899 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia griffini Calkins, 1899 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia helgolandica Hartlaub, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia hyalina Clarke, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia longicyatha Allman, 1877 (possible synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia nigrocaulus Hilgendorf, 1898 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia nodosa Bale, 1924 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia obtusidens (Jäderholm, 1904) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia plicata Hincks, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia pygmaea Coughtrey, 1876 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia racemosa Fraser, 1943 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia rhunicola Billard, 1901 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia sinuosa Leloup, 1935 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia solowetzkiana Schydlwsky, 1902 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia surcularis Calkins, 1899 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia tenuis Fraser, 1938a (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia undotheca Stechow, 1923 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizocladium ramosum Allman, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSertularia dichotoma Linnaeus, 1758 (basionym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlange zeedraadUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgespletene zeedraad [from synonym]  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea thread hydroid  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlankenberge [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVillefranche-Sur-Mer [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Italy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOtranto [details]
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [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 Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tasman Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAustralian part of the Tasman Sea (origin: origin unknown[details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (124 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
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 editorDistribution cosmopolitan [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Coast of SW England [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Obelia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758)
Obelia dichotoma (Linn...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117386
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2014-01-26 13:33:31Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Obelia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Schuchert, P. (2015) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117386 on 2015-07-07
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