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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra vulgaris Pallas, 1766 
AphiaID: 290157

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra americana Hyman, 1929 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra carnea L. Agassiz, 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra grisea Linnaeus, 1767 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra littoralis Hyman, 1931 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra magnipapillata Itô, 1947 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra shenzhensis Wang & Deng, 2012 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra Trembleyi Haacke, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra vulgaris var. aurantiaca Ehrenberg, 1838 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoerisia alberti Leloup, 1938 (synonym)
Sources  original description Pallas, P. A. 1766. Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarium succinctas descriptiones cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29190#page/12/mode/1up
page(s): 30 [details] [full text]

redescription Schuchert, P. 2010. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Capitata Part 2. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 117: 337-555.
page(s): 450 [details]

redescription Schuchert, P. 2012. North-West European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 59. The Linnean Society of London, London, pp. i-viii, 1-364.
page(s): 104 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite hydra [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorswiftwater hydra [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon hydra  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeiner Süßwasserpolyp  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra vulgaris var. aurantiaca Ehrenberg, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra vulgaris Pallas, 1766
Environment fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (285 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (37413 nucleotides; 543 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:290157
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
2010-06-22 05:45:44Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Hydra vulgaris Pallas, 1766. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=290157 on 2014-09-19
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