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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthopyxis compressa (Clark, 1877) 
AphiaID: 292523

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 editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthopyxis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthopyxis L. Agassiz, 1862
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanularia compressa Clarke, 1877 (synonym)
Sources  source of synonymy UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms, available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]

redescription Arai, M.N. & A. Brinckmann-Voss, 1980. Hydromedusae of British Columbia and Puget Sound. Can. Bull. Fish. aquat. Sci. 204 : 1-192.
page(s): 101, figs 57-58 [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Often regarded as indistinguishable from Orthopyxis integra (MacGillivray, 1842). Many records of both species outside their type localities are likely wrong. All the Orthopyxis species need a thorough revision. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:292523
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-01-21 13:45:25Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-05-05 06:13:49Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-09-10 08:54:31Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2014-03-22 15:39:25Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Orthopyxis compressa (Clark, 1877). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=292523 on 2014-10-02
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