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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalma elegans (Sars, 1846) 
AphiaID: 135484

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalma (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalma elegans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalma Eschscholtz, 1825
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalma sarsii (Kölliker, 1853) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalmopsis elegans Sars, 1846 (Basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgalmopsis Sarsii Kölliker, 1853 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCupulita sarsii (Kölliker, 1853) (unaccepted combination)
Sources  original description Sars, M. (1846). Fauna littoralis Norvegiae oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oderwenig bekannter Seethiere, nebst Beobachtungen über die Organisation,Lebensweise und Entwickelung derselben. 1-194. Johann Dahk. Christiania.
page(s): p.32 in partim [details] [full text]

redescription Mapstone, G. M. 2009. Siphonophora (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of Canadian Pacific waters. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 302 p
page(s): 98-101, figs 19A-D [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillefranche-Sur-Mer [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]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian part of the North Sea [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilean part of the South Pacific Ocean [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [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 editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight [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 (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11 nucleotides; 6 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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 editorDistribution cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution This species is distributed in high abundances in the North-Atlantic ocean with a southern limit from Greenland, Iceland, Faroes, Shetlands and Hebrides. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat epipelagic, shallow waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction hermaphroditic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135484
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Mapstone, Gill
2006-01-20 13:52:22Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2013-12-29 08:53:57Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Agalma elegans (Sars, 1846). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135484 on 2014-12-26
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