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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra americana Hyman, 1929 
AphiaID: 290127

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 editorAplanulata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra americana (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra vulgaris Pallas, 1766
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Hyman, L.H., 1929. Taxonomic studies on the Hydra of North America. I. General remarks and description of Hydra americana, new species. Trans. Am. microsc. Soc. 48 3: 242-255.
page(s): 248 [details]

source of synonymy Martínez DE, Iñiguez AR, Percell KM, Willner JB, Signorovitch J, Campbell RD. 2010. Phylogeny and biogeography of Hydra (Cnidaria: Hydridae) using mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 57(1):403-10 , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2010.06.016 [details]

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Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite hydra  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Martinez et al. 2010: 407, is likely conspecific with H. vulgaris according to molecular comparisons. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:290127
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-28 06:47:01Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2011-02-18 10:04:06Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2011-03-04 07:51:44Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Hydra americana. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=290127 on 2014-12-20
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