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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria dichotoma de Quatrefages, 1842 
AphiaID: 117531

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 editorCapitata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladonematidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria Quatrefages, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavatella prolifera Hincks, 1861 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria anisonema Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria cnidobdella Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria dichocnida Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria gemmipara Du Plessis, 1909 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria heptanema Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria heteroclada Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria hexanema Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria krohni Krumbach, 1907 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria octonema Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria pentanema Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria prolifera (Hincks, 1861) (polyp stage)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria tetranema Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerpusa ulvae O. Schmidt, 1869 (synonym)
Sources  original description De Quatrefages, A. 1842a. Mémoire sur l'Eleutherie dichotome (Eleutheria dichotoma nob.), nouveau genre de Rayonnés, voisin des Hydres. Annales des Sciences naturelles (2)18: 270-288.
page(s): 270 [details]

redescription Schuchert, P. 2006a. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Capitata Part 1. Revue suisse de Zoologie 113: 325-410., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128494#page/101/mode/1up
page(s): 381 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUkrainian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVillefranche-Sur-Mer [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (69 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (17 nucleotides; 11 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Eleutheria medusa with brood-chamber, medusae buds outside on bell rim or exumbrella, normally six tentacles, tentacles bifurcated once in middle,trunk and branches of about the same length, often hermaphroditic, nettle ring thick. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Eleutheria dichotoma , medusa, ca. 1.5 mm, Roscoff, France
Eleutheria dichotoma ,...
Eleutheria dichotoma , polyp with medusa buds, ca. 1 mm high, Roscoff, France
Eleutheria dichotoma ,...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117531
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2013). Eleutheria dichotoma De Quatrefages, 1842. In: Schuchert, P. (2013) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117531 on 2014-04-16
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