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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysophora hydrostatica Forsskål, 1775 
AphiaID: 135504

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 editorPhysophoridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysophora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysophora Forsskål, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscolabe mediterranea Eschscholtz, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscolabe quadrigata Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysophora magnifica Haeckel, 1869 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysophora philippii Kölliker, 1853 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyssophora discoidea Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyssophora hydrostatica Forsskål, 1775 (spelling variant, not in use)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyssophora muzonema Lesueur & Petit, 1807 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa discoidea Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 (synonym)
Sources  original description Forsskål, P. 1775. Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post Mortem Auctoris Ed. Carsten Neibuhr. Adjuncta est Materia Medica Kahirina atque Tabula Maris Rubri Geographica. Hauniae, Pp 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/2154
page(s): 119 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Barents Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea [details]
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 editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIcelandic Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From other sources
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 editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNogagella siphonophoriae Rose, 1933 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (161 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 1 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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional Material Click on the following YouTube link to see a videoclip of Physophora hydrostatica swimming in the Gulf of Otranto, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=midE8K4hIVY [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mills et al 1996, Bouillon et al 2004, Pagès et al’06, Pugh & Gasca in press. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), and Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat mainly epipelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135504
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Mapstone, Gill
2006-01-20 13:52:22Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2010-12-20 12:52:03Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2012-10-19 14:09:18Z  changed  Mapstone, Gill
2013-12-09 19:33:49Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Physophora hydrostatica Forsskål, 1775. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135504 on 2014-09-01
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