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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 117831

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 editorPorpitidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita Lamarck, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcies palpebrans Lesson, 1830 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChrysomitra striata Gegenbaur, 1857 (synonym (medusa))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscalia primordialis Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisconalia gastroblasta Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisconalia pectyllis Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisconalia ramifera Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria denudata Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria nuda Gmelin, 1791
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa porpita Linnaeus, 1758 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa umbella Müller, 1776 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolybrachionia linnaeana Guilding, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita appendiculata Bosc, 1802 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita atlantica Lesson, 1826 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita chrysocoma Lesson, 1826 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita coerulea Eschscholtz, 1825 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita forskahli de Haan, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita forskalea Oken, 1815 (name published in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the ICZN (Opinion 417))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita fungia Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita gigantea Péron & Lesueur, 1807 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita glandifera Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita globosa Eschscholtz, 1825 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita granulata Cranch, 1818 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita indica Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita kuhlii de Haan, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita lutkeana Brandt, 1835 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita mediterranea Eschscholtz, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita moneta Risso, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita pacifica Lesson, 1826 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita radiata Bory de St Vincent, 1804 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita ramifera Eschscholtz, 1825 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita reinwardtii de Haan, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita umbella (Müller, 1776) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita umbella Eschscholtz, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpitella pectanthis Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRatis medusae Lesson, 1830 (synonym)
Sources 
redescription Schuchert, P. 2010. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Capitata Part 2. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 117: 337-555.
page(s): 472 [details]

redescription Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue button  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVillefranche-Sur-Mer [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology colonial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Porpita porpita
Porpita porpita
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117831
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Porpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117831 on 2014-09-03
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