Hydrozoa taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia britannica (Forbes, 1841) 
AphiaID: 117321

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroidolina > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvilliidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractylis linearis Alder, 1862 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia bella Hartlaub, 1897 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia britannica var. coeca Hartlaub, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia dinema Greene, 1857 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia flavida Hartlaub, 1887 (synonym (in part also with B. pyramidata))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia xantha Hartlaub, 1897 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocrene britannica Forbes, 1841 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelis zygonema Haeckel, 1880 (synonym)
Sources 
redescription Schuchert, P. 2007. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 2. Revue suisse de Zoologie 114: 195-396, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128673#page/25/mode/1up [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia britannica var. coeca Hartlaub, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia britannica (Forbes, 1841)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea (doubtful[details]
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVillefranche-Sur-Mer [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa jelly thick; no peduncle, basal trunk of oral tentacles long, ocelli crescentic or oval, often appearing almost linear in oral view, situated adaxially on bases of tentacles, not on bulbs, 12-17 tentacles per bulb, oral tentacles branch 4-5 times; polyp stolonal or sparingly branched, long pedicels, medusae buds in clusters on branched stalks, young medusa with very narrow subumbrella. [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution The Mediterranean records are improbable to erroneous [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling In Müller (2004) is mentioned as B. brittanica [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117321
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: Hydrozoa (2014). Bougainvillia britannica (Forbes, 1841). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database at http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117321 on 2014-07-28