WoRMS taxon details

Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758)

117388  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117388)

accepted
Species
marine
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

(ofSertularia geniculata Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Note England, Kent, Dover (Cornelius, 1975b)  
Type locality England, Kent, Dover (Cornelius, 1975b) [details]
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan  
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117388 on 2018-06-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofSertularia geniculata Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofMonosklera pusilla von Lendenfeld, 1885) von Lendenfeld, R. (1885b). Addenda to the the Australian Hydromedusae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. 9: 908-924, 984-985, pls 40-43., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/82331#page/52/mode/1up
page(s): 911, pl. 40, figs 1-3 [details]   

original description  (ofLaomedea lairii Lamouroux, 1816) Lamouroux, J. V. F. 1816. Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. F. Poisson, Caen. pp. i-xxxiv, 1-560, pls 1-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/42840#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 207 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofEucope diaphana L. Agassiz, 1862) Agassiz, L. 1862a. Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. Vol. IV. Little Brown, Boston, pp. 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54510#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 322, pl. 34 figs 1-9 [details]   

original description  (ofEucope alternata A. Agassiz, 1865) Agassiz, A. 1865d. North American Acalephae. Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 2: 1-234. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/1837
page(s): 86  [details]   

original description  (ofEucope polygena A. Agassiz, 1865) Agassiz, A. 1865d. North American Acalephae. Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 2: 1-234. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/1837
page(s): 86, fig. 126 [details]   

original description  (ofEucope fusiformis A. Agassiz, 1865) Agassiz, A. 1865d. North American Acalephae. Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 2: 1-234. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/1837
page(s): 90, figs 132-133 [details]   

original description  (ofObelia gymnopthalma Spagnoli, 1871) Spagnolini, A. (1871). Catalogo degli Acalefi discofori del Golfo di Napoli. Atti della Societa italiana di scienze naturali. 14: 141-223., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/39493#205
page(s): 186 [details]   

original description  (ofCampanularia coruscans Schneider, 1898) Schneider, K. C. 1898. Hydropolypen von Rovigno, nebst Uebersicht über das System der Hydropolypen im Allgemeinen. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere 10: 472-555., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/38125#page/484/mode/1up
page(s): 482 [details]   

original description  (ofObelia geniculata f. subsessilis Jäderholm, 1904) Jäderholm, E. (1904a). Hydroiden aus den Küsten von Chile. Arkiv for Zoologi. 2: 1-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30134#page/111/mode/1up
page(s): 2, pl. 1, fig. 2 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofObelia geniculata f. gaussi Vanhöffen, 1910) Vanhöffen E. (1910). Die Hydroiden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. . Deutsche Südpolar Expedition. 2(4): 269-340., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30760#page/347/mode/1up
page(s): 305, fig. 25d [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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [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 Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [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] 

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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]   

basis of record  (ofSertularia geniculata Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofCampanularia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758)) Westendorp, G.D. (1843). Recherches sur les Polypiers flexibles de la Belgique, et particulièrement des environs d'Ostende. Annales de la Société Médico-Chirurgicale de Bruges IV: 5-48, 1 plate (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofLaomedea geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758)) Leloup, E. (1931). Un cas d'épibiose de l'hydropolype, Laomedea geniculata (Linné) [A case of epibiosis of the hydropolyp, Laomedea geniculata (Linneaus)]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 7(24): 1-3 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofLaomedea geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758)) Bromley and Bleakney, 1977 [details]   

status source  (ofObelia diaphana (L. Agassiz, 1862)) Kramp P.L. (1961a). Synopsis of the medusae of the world. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U. K. 40: 1-469., available online at http://www.mba.ac.uk/nmbl/publications/jmba_40/jmba_40.htm
page(s): 163 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofObelia diaphana (L. Agassiz, 1862)) Browne, E. T. 1902. A preliminary report on Hydromedusae from the Falkland Islands. - Annals and Magazine of natural History (7) 9: 272-284., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/63677#page/294/mode/1up
page(s): 281; note: (= almost certainly a misidentification) [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Huang ZG. & Lin S. (1993). Biofouling of Deep Bay buoys. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the first internationl conference on the marine biology of Hong Kong and the south China Sea. The marine biology of the South China Sea. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.1: pp 153-165.  [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Type locality England, Kent, Dover (Cornelius, 1975b) [details]

From other sources
Biology colonial [details]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch geknoopte zeedraad  [details]
English knotted thread hydroidbell hydroid  [details]
French obélie  [details]
German ObeliapolypGlockenpolyp  [details]
Japanese エダフトオベリア  [details]
Van Beneden (1844, pl. 3)
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Westendorp (1843, pl. 1)
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