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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhacostoma atlanticum L. Agassiz, 1851 
AphiaID: 156967

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 editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequoreidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhacostoma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhacostoma L. Agassiz, 1851
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequorea Groenlandica Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (possible synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycanna groenlandica (Péron & Lesueur, 1810) (possible synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhacostoma atlantica Agassiz, 1851 (spelling variant)
Sources  original description Agassiz, L. 1851. [A new naked-eyed medusa... Rhacostoma atlanticum]. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 3: 342-343., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/35741#page/350/mode/1up
page(s): 342 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
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 editorWest North Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 editorDimensions umbrella up to 400 mm wide, 3-4 times as wide as high [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156967
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 12:28:06Z  created  Claus, Simon
2010-03-15 14:18:34Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2013-09-13 06:30:31Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Rhacostoma atlanticum L. Agassiz, 1851. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156967 on 2014-10-02
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