WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerga reesi Russell, 1956

117793  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117793)

accepted
Species
marine
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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Bay of Biscay 47.20°N 07.67°E  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Bay of Biscay 47.20°N 07.67°E [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean, off Brittany (Russell, 1956b);...  
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]
WoRMS (2004). Merga reesi Russell, 1956. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117793 on 2017-12-16

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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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Navas-Pereira, D. & M. Vannucci (1991). The Hydromedusae and water masses of the Indian Ocean. Bolm Inst. Oceanogr., S. Paulo. 39(1): 25-60. [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]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]