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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirene viridula (Péron & Lesueur, 1810) 
AphiaID: 117512

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 editorEirenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirene (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirene viridula (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirene Eschscholtz, 1829
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirene Eschscholtz, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeryonia pellucida Will, 1844 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeryonopsis delicatula Forbes, 1848 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeryonopsis forbesii Van Beneden, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceania viridula Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerigonimus nudus Stechow, 1919 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTima willi Neppi, 1909 (synonym)
Sources 
redescription Cornelius, P.F.S., 1995. North-West European Thecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Part 1. Laodiceidae to Haleciidae. In: R.S.K. Barnes & J.H. Crothers, eds, Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series). The Linn. Soc. London and Est. Coas. Sci. Ass. - Field Studies Council. 50 : i-vii, 1-347. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 223, fig. 51 [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillefranche-Sur-Mer [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
North Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast North Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
Links 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 (26 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 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 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 polyp colonial [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa up to 30 mm wide, umbrella nearly hemispherical, middle portion fairly thick. Velum narrow. Peduncle broad, projecting beyond bell margin, shape variable. Stomach fairly small, with four pointed lips and crenulated margin; gonads linear, extending from bell margin to base of peduncle. Up to 70 tentacles of different sizes, large and small frequently alternating, tentacles fine, bulbs conical with distinct adaxial excretory papilla projecting into subumbrella; 50 or more statocysts, each with 1-4 concretions. No cirri. Colourless except for green tinge of manubrium.
Polyp stage see Cornelius (1995a).
 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North-western Europe; Mediterranean; west coast of Africa; east coast of Africa; Ceylon, Papua New Guinea. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden (1867, pl. 03)
Van Beneden (1867, pl....
[image from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117512
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2015-09-30 05:45:21Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Eirene viridula. In: Schuchert, P. (2015) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117512 on 2016-02-06
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