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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelophysa melo (Quoy & Gaimard, 1827) 
AphiaID: 135499

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 editorMelophysa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelophysa Haeckel, 1888
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthorybia melo Eschscholtz, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 (basionym)
Sources  basis of record Mapstone, G. M. 2001. Siphonophora, 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. 120-122 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 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 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Daniel 1974 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology rare [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution mainly (sub)tropical [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat epi-mesopelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135499
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Mapstone, Gill
2006-01-20 13:52:22Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2006-01-25 10:21:29Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2012-11-16 16:08:04Z  changed  Mapstone, Gill
  
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  Citation: Mapstone, G. (2014). Melophysa melo (Quoy & Gaimard, 1827). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135499 on 2014-07-11
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