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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelophysa Haeckel, 1888 
AphiaID: 135395

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 editorSiphonophorae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysonectae (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalmatidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1827
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalmatidae Brandt, 1834
Sources  original description Haeckel, E. 1888a. System der Siphonophoren auf phylogenetischer Grundlage entworfen. - Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft 22: 1-46., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43887#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 42 [details] [full text]

redescription Haeckel, E. 1888b. Report on the Siphonophorae. - Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76, Zoology 28: 1-380, 50pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18411#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 274 [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelophysa melo (Quoy & Gaimard, 1827)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135395
Edit history
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Mapstone, Gill
2006-01-27 08:54:21Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2012-10-16 16:03:34Z  changed  Mapstone, Gill
2013-12-20 18:13:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Melophysa Haeckel, 1888. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135395 on 2014-09-16
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