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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora mertensii Brandt, 1838 
AphiaID: 117730

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 editorLaodiceidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora mertensii (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurostoma mertensii (Brandt, 1834)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora Brandt, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurostoma Haeckel, 1879
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuspidella mertensi (Brandt, 1838) (synonym)
Sources  original description Brandt, J. F. (1838a). Ausführliche Beschreibung der von C. H. Mertens auf seiner Weltumsegelung beobachteten Schwimmquallen. Mémoires de l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. (6)2: 237-412., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92309#page/437/mode/1up [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhitecross jellyfish  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions umbrella up to 200 mm wide, wider than high [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic to Rhode Island [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat upper epipelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117730
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2005-07-14 09:00:06Z  changed  Claus, Simon
2006-06-12 07:16:42Z  checked  Boero, Ferdinando
2011-03-14 06:34:33Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2012-01-13 07:12:54Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Staurophora mertensii Brandt, 1838. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117730 on 2014-12-26
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