WoRMS taxon details

Porpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758)

117831  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117831)

accepted
Species
Porpita forskalea Oken, 1815 (name published in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the ICZN (Opinion 417))
marine
(ofMedusa porpita Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 659 [details]   
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Porpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117831 on 2018-05-20
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original description  (ofMedusa porpita Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 659 [details]   

original description  (ofMedusa umbella Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Beschreibung zwoer Medusen. Beschaftigungen der Berlinischen Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde. 2: 290 - 297, pl. 9., available online at http://ds.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/viewer/image/1921382_002/340/#topDocAnchor
page(s): 297 [details]   

original description  (ofPorpita indica Lamarck, 1801) Lamarck J.B. (1801). Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République. Published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719
page(s): 355 [details]   

original description  (ofPorpita appendiculata Bosc, 1802) Bosc, L. A. G. (1801). Histoire naturelle des vers : contenant leur description et leurs moeurs, avec figures dessinées d'après nature. Guilleminet, Paris. 2, 97-115, pls 15, 16., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.59166
page(s): 155 [details]   

original description  (ofPorpita moneta Risso, 1827) Risso, A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. Paris, Levrault: Vol. 1: xii+448 pp., 1 map [1826]; Vol. 2: vii+482 pp., 8 pls [November 1827]; Vol. 3: xvi+480 pp.,14 pls [September 1827]; Vol. 4: iv+439 pp., 12 pls [November 1826]; Vol. 5: viii+400 pp., 10 pls [November 1827]. . 3(XVI): 1-480, 14 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/58984
page(s): 304 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofPolybrachionia linnaeana Guilding, 1828) Guilding, L. 1828. Observations on the zoology of the Carribaean Sea. Zoological Journal 3: 403-408., available online at http://archive.org/stream/zoologicaljourna03lond#page/403/mode/1up
page(s): 404 [details]   

original description  (ofPorpita ramifera Eschscholtz, 1825) Eschscholtz, F. (1825). Bericht über die zoologische Ausbeute während der Reise von Kronstadt bis St. Peter und Paul. - Isis 1825: 733-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87983#page/403/mode/1up
page(s): 744 [details]   

original description  (ofPorpita coerulea Eschscholtz, 1825) Eschscholtz, F. (1825). Bericht über die zoologische Ausbeute während der Reise von Kronstadt bis St. Peter und Paul. - Isis 1825: 733-747., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87983#page/403/mode/1up
page(s): 744 [details]   

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 Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   

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]  OpenAccess publication 

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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofPorpita umbella (Müller, 1776)) Vervoort, W.; Schuchert, P. & van der Land, J. (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita pacifica Lesson, 1826) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita pacifica Lesson, 1826) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita radiata Bory de St Vincent, 1804) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita gigantea Péron & Lesueur, 1807) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita forskalea Oken, 1815) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita glandifera Lamarck, 1816) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita granulata Cranch, 1818) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita coerulea Eschscholtz, 1825) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita forskahli de Haan, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita reinwardtii de Haan, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita kuhlii de Haan, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita mediterranea Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofRatis medusae Lesson, 1830) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofAcies palpebrans Lesson, 1830) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita lutkeana Brandt, 1835) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChrysomitra striata Gegenbaur, 1857) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofDiscalia primordialis Haeckel, 1888) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofDisconalia pectyllis Haeckel, 1888) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita fungia Haeckel, 1888) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofDisconalia ramifera Haeckel, 1888) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofDisconalia gastroblasta Haeckel, 1888) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 78 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita globosa Eschscholtz, 1825) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita ramifera Eschscholtz, 1825) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita chrysocoma Lesson, 1826) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita atlantica Lesson, 1826) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofPorpita moneta Risso, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. & Morton JE. (1983). The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. [details]   
 
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Biology colonial [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

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Habitat pelagic [details]
 

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