WoRMS taxon details

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

135499 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135499)
accepted
Species
marine
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1827) Quoy, J.R.C.; Gaimard, J.P. (1824). Voyage au tour du monde fait par ordre du roi, sur les corvettes de S. M: l’Uranie et la Physicienne pendant les années 1817 à 1820. In: Desaules de Freycinet. iv + 712 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127033#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 180 pl.5c figs 1-9 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Daniel 1974  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Daniel 1974 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution mainly (sub)tropical  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution mainly (sub)tropical [details]
Mapstone, G. (2012). Melophysa melo (Quoy & Gaimard, 1827). In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135499 on 2017-11-23

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-01-20 13:52:22Z
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2006-01-25 10:21:29Z
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2012-11-16 16:08:04Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1827) Quoy, J.R.C.; Gaimard, J.P. (1824). Voyage au tour du monde fait par ordre du roi, sur les corvettes de S. M: l’Uranie et la Physicienne pendant les années 1817 à 1820. In: Desaules de Freycinet. iv + 712 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127033#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 180 pl.5c figs 1-9 [details]   

additional source Chun, C. 1897. Die Siphonophoren der Plankton-Expedition. Band II. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung. Pp. 126, pls 5., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18604#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 49, pl.4 [details]   

additional source Pugh, P. R. (1999). Siphonophorae. In South Atlantic Zooplankton I. Edited by D. Boltovskoy. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands. Pp. 868.
page(s): 484 fig. 3.18 [details]   

additional source Totton, A. K. (1954). Siphonophora of the Indian Ocean together with systematic and biological notes on related specimens from other oceans. Discovery Rep. 27: 1-162., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/28339#page/15/mode/1up
page(s): 41 figs 7-9 [details]   

additional source Pugh, P. R. 2006. The taxonomic status of the genus Moseria (Siphonophora, Physonectae). Zootaxa 26: 1-42.
page(s): 41 [details]   

additional source Bigelow, H. B. 1931. Siphonophorae from the Arcturus Oceanographic Expedition. Zoologica (N. Y.) 8 (11): 525-592, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/51020936#page/571/mode/1up [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthorybia melo Eschscholtz, 1829) Chun, C. 1897. Die Siphonophoren der Plankton-Expedition. Band II. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung. Pp. 126, pls 5., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18604#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 49, pl.4 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthorybia melo Eschscholtz, 1829) Eschscholtz, F. (1829). System der Acalephen. Eine ausführliche Beschreibung aller medusenartigen Strahltiere. Ferdinand Dümmler, Berlin, pp. 1-190, 116 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40493#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 154 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]