Hydrozoa taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella velella (Linnaeus, 1758)

117832

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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa velella Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 660 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Resembles Porpita but with triangular sail on...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Resembles Porpita but with triangular sail on upper surface, to 4 cm. Colour blue. Habitat: floating on sea surface. Distribution: pantropical (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Hydrozoa (2004). Velella velella (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117832 on 2017-11-21

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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa velella Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 660 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella sinistra Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) Chamisso Adelbertus de & Eysenhardt Carolus Guilelmus (1821). De animalibus quibusdam e classe vermium Linneana, in circumnavigatione Terrae, auspicante Comite N. Romanoff, duce Ottone di Kotzebue, annis 1815-1818 peracta, observatis Fasciculus secundus, reliquos vermes continens. Nova Acta physico-medica Academiae Cesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae 10: 343-373, Plates 24 to 33., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37020829
page(s): 363 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella lata Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) Chamisso Adelbertus de & Eysenhardt Carolus Guilelmus (1821). De animalibus quibusdam e classe vermium Linneana, in circumnavigatione Terrae, auspicante Comite N. Romanoff, duce Ottone di Kotzebue, annis 1815-1818 peracta, observatis Fasciculus secundus, reliquos vermes continens. Nova Acta physico-medica Academiae Cesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae 10: 343-373, Plates 24 to 33., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37020829
page(s): 364 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella oblonga Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) Chamisso Adelbertus de & Eysenhardt Carolus Guilelmus (1821). De animalibus quibusdam e classe vermium Linneana, in circumnavigatione Terrae, auspicante Comite N. Romanoff, duce Ottone di Kotzebue, annis 1815-1818 peracta, observatis Fasciculus secundus, reliquos vermes continens. Nova Acta physico-medica Academiae Cesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae 10: 343-373, Plates 24 to 33., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37020829
page(s): 364 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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): 476 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

redescription Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella mutica Lamarck, 1801) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella tentaculata Lamarck, 1801) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella scaphidia Peron & Lesueur, 1807) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa pocillum Montagu, 1815) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella limbosa Lamarck, 1816) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella pyramidalis Cranch, 1818) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella oblonga Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella emarginata Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella cyanea Lesson, 1826) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella australis de Haan, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella pacifica de Haan, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella radackiana de Haan, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella sandwichiana de Haan, 1827) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRataria cordata Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRataria mitrata Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella aurora Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella septentrionalis Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella caurina Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella tropica Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella indica Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella antarctica Eschscholtz, 1829) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella patellaris Brandt, 1835) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella oxyothone Brandt, 1835) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella oxyothone var. brachyothone Brandt, 1835) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella oxyothone var. oxyothone Brandt, 1835) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmenista sigmoides Haeckel, 1888) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella meridionalis Fewkes, 1889) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella lata Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella lata Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) Vervoort, W.; Schuchert, P. & van der Land, J. (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella sinistra Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821) Calder, D. R. 1988a. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions 148: 1-107.
page(s): 81 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Morton B. & Morton JE. (1983). The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. [details]   
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Resembles Porpita but with triangular sail on upper surface, to 4 cm. Colour blue. Habitat: floating on sea surface. Distribution: pantropical (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbezaantje  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJack sail-by-the-windUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorby-the-wind-sailor  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvélelle  [details]