WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis pleurostoma (Péron & Lesueur, 1810)

284467  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:284467)

taxon inquirendum
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicerta pleurostoma Péron & Lesueur, 1810) Péron F., Lesueur C. A. (1810). Tableau des caractères génériques et spécifiques de toutes les espèces de méduses connues jusqu'à ce jour. Annales du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle de Paris. 14: 325-366., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/23269#page/371/mode/1up
page(s): 353 [pl. 61 figs 159-160, unpublished] [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark This is an unrecognisable species, but almost...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark This is an unrecognisable species, but almost certainly it does not belong to the genus Turritopsis as thought by Haeckel (1879).
Goy (1995) thinks it could have been a Octorathkea species. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2016). Turritopsis pleurostoma (Péron & Lesueur, 1810). In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=284467 on 2017-12-15

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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2009-12-29 08:28:59Z
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2012-10-19 06:41:41Z
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2016-08-17 13:56:52Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicerta pleurostoma Péron & Lesueur, 1810) Péron F., Lesueur C. A. (1810). Tableau des caractères génériques et spécifiques de toutes les espèces de méduses connues jusqu'à ce jour. Annales du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle de Paris. 14: 325-366., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/23269#page/371/mode/1up
page(s): 353 [pl. 61 figs 159-160, unpublished] [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Vervoort, W.; Schuchert, P. & van der Land, J. (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

new combination reference Haeckel E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena. 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101461#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 67 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Only medusa known [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions 20-30 mm medusa [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark This is an unrecognisable species, but almost certainly it does not belong to the genus Turritopsis as thought by Haeckel (1879).
Goy (1995) thinks it could have been a Octorathkea species. [details]
 

Melicerta pleurostoma from Goy (1995)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Melicerta pleurosto...
[image from synonym]