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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydractinia polyclina L. Agassiz, 1862 
AphiaID: 157957

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 editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydractiniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydractinia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydractinia polyclina (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydractinia Van Beneden, 1841
Sources  original description Agassiz, L. 1862a. Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. Vol. IV. Little Brown, Boston, pp. 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54510#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 227 [details]

status source Miglietta, M. P., Schuchert, P., & Cunningham, C. W. 2009. Reconciling genealogical and morphological species in a worldwide study of the family Hydractiniidae (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Zoologica Scripta 38: 403-430. [details]

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Environment marine, 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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (66 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (46 nucleotides; 9 proteins) 
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 editorBiology colonial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from the eastern Bradelle valley to West, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), 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), the middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands), north slope of Anticosti Island and western slope of Newfoundland , including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50 m in the area southwest of Newfoundland to Cobscook Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, infralittoral, and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157957
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 16:52:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2010-03-15 14:18:34Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2010-05-14 05:28:49Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Hydractinia polyclina L. Agassiz, 1862. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157957 on 2014-12-26
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