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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora mertensii Brandt, 1834 
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 (invalid genus)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurostoma mertensii (Brandt, 1834)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora Brandt, 1834
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora Brandt, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurostoma Haeckel, 1879
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora mertensii Brandt, 1834
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuspidella mertensi (Brandt, 1834) (synonym)
Sources  original description Brandt, J. F. 1834-1835. Prodromus descriptionis animalium ab H. Mertensio in orbis terrarum circumnavigatione observatorum. Fascic. I., Polypos, Acalephas Discophoras et Siphonophoras, nec non Echinodermata continens / auctore, Johanne Friderico Brandt. - Recueil Actes des séances publiques de l'Acadadémie impériale des Science de St. Pétersbourg 1834: 201-275., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40762#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 230 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: 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]
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Norfolk Sound, Alaska, USA [details]

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 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
2016-01-15 12:51:45Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Staurophora mertensii Brandt, 1834. In: Schuchert, P. (2016) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117730 on 2016-05-02
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