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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis polycirrha (Keferstein, 1862) 
AphiaID: 284468

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 editorOceaniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis polycirrha (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis McCrady, 1857
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavula gossii Wright, 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyanea coccinea Davis, 1841 (possible synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa sanguinolenta Modeer, 1791 (possible synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceania polycirrha Keferstein, 1862 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceania sanguinolenta (Modeer, 1791) (indeterminate species)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis polynema Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Sources  original description Keferstein, Wilhelm 1862. Untersuchungen über niedere Seethiere. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 12(1): 1-147,plates 1-11., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/untersuchungenue00kefe
page(s): 26 [details]

redescription Schuchert, P. 2004. Revision of the European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): families Oceanidae and Pachycordylidae. Rev. Suisse Zool. 111 2: 315-369.
page(s): 322 [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast North Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology liefe cycle incompletely known [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Turritopsis nutricula is likely not present along the Euroean coasts; all well documented cases belong either to T. polycirrha (Keferstein, 1862) or to T. dohrnii (see Schuchert, 2004. The distribution of T. plycirrha is North-East Atlantic. T. nutricula is confined to the Western Atlantic [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Slabber (1778, pl. 13)
Slabber (1778, pl. 13)
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:284468
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2009-12-29 08:28:59Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Turritopsis polycirrha (Keferstein, 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=284468 on 2014-12-25
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