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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia multicristata (Moser, 1925) 
AphiaID: 135436

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 editorCalycophorae (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiphyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiphyinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia multicristata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia Totton, 1932
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleolaria multicristata Moser, 1925
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiphyes bigelowi Browne, 1926 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudoxia tenuis Patriti, 1965
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleolaria multicristata Moser, 1925 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia multicristata f. typica Leloup, 1934 (This is the only form of L. multicristata which exists, so the addition of 'forme typica' in not needed.)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia multicristoides Zhang & Lin, 1988 (synonym)
Sources  original description Moser, F. (1925). Die Siphonophoren der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition, 1901-1903. Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903 17 (Zoologie Band 9):. 1-541, pls 1-33.
page(s): 165, pl. 3 fig 9 [details]

new combination reference Totton A.K. (1932). Siphonophora. Scientific Reports. Great Barrier Reef Expedition, 1928 1929. 4: 317 - 374., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/195810#page/449/mode/1up
page(s): 364 [details]

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia multicristata f. grimaldii Leloup, 1934 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia lelouveteau Totton, 1941
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia multicristata f. typica Leloup, 1934 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLensia multicristata (Moser, 1925) (This is the only form of L. multicristata which exists, so the addition of 'forme typica' in not needed.)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Great Australian Bight
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreat Australian Bight [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanaries [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSagami Bay [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Pacific [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenguela Current [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEaster Island [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth China Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth East Pacific [details]
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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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bouillon et al 2004, Pagès et al’06 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat mainly epipelagic, wide depth range [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Bathypelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135436
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Mapstone, Gill
2006-01-23 10:11:24Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2013-12-29 12:42:38Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2013). Lensia multicristata (Moser, 1925). In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135436 on 2017-10-21
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