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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerga reesi Russell, 1956 
AphiaID: 117793

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 editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerga (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerga reesi (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerga Hartlaub, 1914
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerga reesi Russell, 1956
Sources  original description Russell, F. S. (1956). On two new medusae, Merga reesi n. sp. and Tiaropsidium atlanticum n. sp. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 35: 493-498.
page(s): 493, fig. 1 [details]

redescription Schuchert, P. (2007). The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 2. Revue suisse de Zoologie. 114: 195-396., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128673#page/25/mode/1up
page(s): 352 [details] [full text]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast North Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean, off Brittany (Russell, 1956b); Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal (Navas, 1971; Navas-Pereira & Vannucci, 1991); north-eastern Pacific Ocean (Brinckmann-Voss & Arai, 1998). Type locality: 47.20°N 07.67°E [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Bay of Biscay 47.20°N 07.67°E [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology colonial, free medusae [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117793
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2004). Merga reesi Russell, 1956. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117793 on 2016-09-27
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