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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForskalia contorta (Milne-Edwards, 1841) 
AphiaID: 152179

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 editorForskaliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForskalia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForskalia Kölliker, 1853
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApolemia edwardsii Lesson, 1843
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForskalia leuckarti Bedot, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanomia contorta Milne Edwards, 1841
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanomia excisa Leuckart, 1853
Sources  original description Milne Edwards, H. 1841. Sur la structure et les fonctions de quelques zoophytes, mollusques et crustacés des côtes de la France. - Annales des Sciences Naturelles (2)16: 193-232, 10 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110495#page/201/mode/1up
page(s): 212-229, pls 7-9 [details]

redescription Pugh, P. R. 2003. A revision of the family Forskaliidae (Siphonophora, Physonectae). Journal of Natural History 37: 1281-1327.
page(s): 1291-1299, figs 9-15 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTropical Atlantic [details]
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVillefranche-Sur-Mer [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152179
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-08 08:00:57Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2006-01-20 13:52:22Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2012-11-22 10:06:54Z  changed  Mapstone, Gill
2013-12-28 13:28:42Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Forskalia contorta (Milne-Edwards, 1841). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152179 on 2014-09-03
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