WoRMS name details

Turritopsis pleurostoma (Péron & Lesueur, 1810)

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

taxon inquirendum
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofMelicerta 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page(s): 353 [pl. 61 figs 159-160, unpublished] [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomic remark This is an unrecognisable species, but almost certainly it does not belong to the genus Turritopsis as thought by Haeckel...  
Taxonomic 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. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Turritopsis pleurostoma (Péron & Lesueur, 1810). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=284467 on 2018-05-21
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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  (ofMelicerta 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page(s): 353 [pl. 61 figs 159-160, unpublished] [details]  OpenAccess publication 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
Biology Only medusa known [details]

Dimensions 20-30 mm medusa [details]

Taxonomic 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)
 Melicerta pleurosto...
[image from synonym]