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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 
AphiaID: 196635

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 editorCystonectae (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (basionym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelophysa melo (Quoy & Gaimard, 1827)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelophysa Haeckel, 1888
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizophysa Péron & Lesueur, 1807
Sources  original description Quoy, J. R. C. and 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, 1818, 1819 et 1820. Histoire edicine s. Zoologie. Langlois, Paris. Atlas. 96 pls (Pls 86, 87).
page(s): 180 pl.5c figs 1-9 [details]

source of synonymy Mapstone, Gill (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196635
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2006-01-25 10:21:29Z  created  Mapstone, Gill
  
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  Citation: Mapstone, G. (2014). Rhizophysa melo Quoy & Gaimard, 1827. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196635 on 2014-08-23
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