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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdiellana pristis (Lamouroux, 1816) 
AphiaID: 220588

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 editorSertulariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdiellana (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdiellana Cotton & Godfrey, 1942
Sources 
redescription Schuchert, P. 2003. Hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) of the Danish expedition to the Kei Islands. Steenstrupia 27 2: 137-256.
page(s): 175 [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology colonial; fixed gonophores [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Pinnate colony, to 5 cm, with evenly spaced branches; hydrothecae in two or more opposite rows, lacking stalks, in many species partly sunken into skeletal tube. No medusa stage. Outline resembles snout of saw-fish Pristis. Habitat: shallow reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Stings painful (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220588
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-29 12:23:44Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Idiellana pristis (Lamouroux, 1816). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220588 on 2014-09-18
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