WoRMS taxon details

Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

135479  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135479)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Holothuria physalis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 657 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution mainly (sub)tropical  
Distribution mainly (sub)tropical [details]
Schuchert, P. (2021). World Hydrozoa Database. Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135479 on 2021-12-08
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-01-20 13:22:59Z
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2013-12-28 13:28:42Z
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2021-05-28 05:40:56Z
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original description  (of Physalia pelasgica Bosc, 1802) Bosc, L. A. G. (1802). Histoire naturelle des vers : contenant leur description et leurs moeurs. Avec figures dessinées d'après nature. <em>Paris, chez Deterville. 3 vols. 324 pp. + pls. 1-10; 300 pp. + pls. 11-25; 270 pp. + pls. 26-32.</em> 1-324., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.64025
page(s): vol. 2, p. 165 [details]   

original description  (of Physalia australis Péron, 1807) Péron, F. [& L. Freycinet]. (1807-1816). <i>Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes, exécuté par ordre de sa Majesté l'Empereur et Roi,. ... pendant les années 1800. 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804</i>. Paris. I: xv + 496 pp. [1807]; II: xxxi + 471 pp. [1816]; Atlas, 65 pls & maps. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/item/95867; https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30581262
page(s): 210 [details]   

original description  (of Physalia megalista Lesueur & Petit, 1807) Lesueur, C. A.; Petit, N. (1807). Voyage de découvertes aus terres Australes exécuté par ordre de S. M. l'Empereur et Roi. <em>Imprimé par Langlois, Paris.</em> Part 1. 40 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30581262
page(s): Plate 29, figures 1-2. [details]   

original description  (of Physalis tuberculosa Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (of Physalis megalista Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (of Physalis elongata Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (of Holothuria physalis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 657 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Physalia pelagica 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): 356 [details]   

original description  (of Medusa utriculus Gmelin, 1788) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3155 [details]   

original description  (of Holothuria velificans Osbeck, 1765) Osbeck, P. (1765). Reise nach Ostindien und China. Nebst O. Toreens Reise nach Suratte und C.G. Ekebergs Nachrict von der Landwirthschaft der Chineser. Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzi von J.G. Georgi. Rostock. 552 p. , available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN367177544 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Totton, A. K. (1936). Plankton of the Bermuda Oceanographic Expeditions VII. Siphonophora taken during the year 1931. Zoologica, 21: 231-240 [details]   

additional source Calder, D. (2003). Checklist of Hydroids, hydromedusae and siphonophores reported from the Bay of Fundy.  [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Pugh, P. R. & Gasca, R. (2009). Siphonophorae (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 395–402. In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. <em>Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Totton, A. K. (1960). Studies on Physalia physalis (L.). Part 1. Natural History and morphology. <em>Discovery Reports.</em> 30: 301-368. [details]   

ecology source Totton, A. K. (1960). Studies on Physalia physalis (L.). Part 1. Natural History and morphology. <em>Discovery Reports.</em> 30: 301-368. [details]   

ecology source Kirkpatrick, P.A.; Pugh, P.R. (1984). Siphonophores and velellids: keys and notes for the identification of the species. <i>Synopses of the British fauna (new series)</i>, 29. E.J. Brill/W. Backhuys: London, UK. ISBN 90-04-07470-8. vi, 154 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Original Combination Holothuria physalis Linnaeus, 1758: 657 [details]

Original Combination Holothuria physalis Linnaeus, 1758: 657 [details]

From other sources
Biology pleustonic [details]

Dimensions horizontal length of whole animal up to 300 mm or more [details]

Distribution mainly (sub)tropical [details]

Habitat pelagic [details]
LanguageName 
Catalan fragata portuguesacaravel·la portuguesa  [details]
Dutch Portugees oorlogsschip  [details]
English Portuguese man-o-warPortuguese man-of-warPortuguese man o’ warbluebottle  [details]
French vessie de mergalère portugaise  [details]
German SeeblasePortugiesische GaleereBlasenqualle  [details]
Italian caravella portoghese  [details]
Japanese カツオノエボシ  [details]
Portuguese Caravela Portuguesa  [details]
Spanish carabela portuguesabotella azul  [details]