World Hydrozoa Database


Hydrozoa taxon details

Agalma elegans (Sars, 1846)

135484  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135484)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, M. (1846). Fauna littoralis Norvegiae oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oderwenig bekannter Seethiere, nebst Beobachtungen über die Organisation,Lebensweise und Entwickelung derselben. 1-194. Johann Dahk. Christiania., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): p.32 in partim [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(ofAgalmopsis elegans Sars, 1846) Sars, M. (1846). Fauna littoralis Norvegiae oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oderwenig bekannter Seethiere, nebst Beobachtungen über die Organisation,Lebensweise und Entwickelung derselben. 1-194. Johann Dahk. Christiania., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 36, pl. 5 figs 7, 8 (not 32-35, 37–41, pl. 5 figs 1-6 and pl. 6, = Nanomia cara) [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution This species is distributed in high abundances in the North-Atlantic ocean with a southern limit from Greenland, Iceland,...  
Distribution This species is distributed in high abundances in the North-Atlantic ocean with a southern limit from Greenland, Iceland, Faroes, Shetlands and Hebrides. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Agalma elegans (Sars, 1846). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135484 on 2018-12-19
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original description Sars, M. (1846). Fauna littoralis Norvegiae oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oderwenig bekannter Seethiere, nebst Beobachtungen über die Organisation,Lebensweise und Entwickelung derselben. 1-194. Johann Dahk. Christiania., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): p.32 in partim [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAgalmopsis Sarsii Kölliker, 1853) Kölliker, A. 1853. Die Schwimmpolypen oder Siphonophoren von Messina. Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann. Pp. 1-96, pls 12., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/45789#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 10 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAgalmopsis elegans Sars, 1846) Sars, M. (1846). Fauna littoralis Norvegiae oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oderwenig bekannter Seethiere, nebst Beobachtungen über die Organisation,Lebensweise und Entwickelung derselben. 1-194. Johann Dahk. Christiania., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 36, pl. 5 figs 7, 8 (not 32-35, 37–41, pl. 5 figs 1-6 and pl. 6, = Nanomia cara) [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Pugh, P. R. & Gasca, R. (2009). Siphonophorae (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 395–402. In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. <em>Biodiversity.</em> Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

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

additional source Jacobs, W. 1937. Staatsquallen. Nat. Volk (Frank.) 67 (10): 465-473
page(s): 594 fig. 7c [details]   

additional source Totton, A. K. 1955. Development and metamorphosis of the larva of Agalma elegans (Sars) (Siphonophora Physonectae). In “Papers in Marine Biology and Oceanography”. Edited by M. Graham. Deep-Sea Res. 3 (Suppl): 239-241.
page(s): 239, figs 1-9 [details]   

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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Calder, D. 2003 MS. Checklist of Hydroids, hydromedusae and siphonophores reported from the Bay of Fundy. [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Bigelow, H. B. (1911). The Siphonophorae. Reports of the scientific research expedition to the tropical Pacific. Albatross XXIII. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 38: 173-401, 32 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32451
page(s): 281, pl.18 figs 9-13, pl.19 figs 1-4 [details]   

additional source Pugh, P. R. (1999). Siphonophorae. In South Atlantic Zooplankton I. Edited by D. Boltovskoy. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands. Pp. 868.
page(s): 481 figs 3.6, 3.22 [details]   

additional source Totton, A. K. (1954). Siphonophora of the Indian Ocean together with systematic and biological notes on related specimens from other oceans. <em>Discovery Rep.</em> 27: 1-162., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/28339#page/15/mode/1up
page(s): 61 fig. 24 + frontispiece  [details]   

additional source Shih, C.T., 1977. A guide to the Jellyfish of Canadian Atlantic waters. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Natural History Series 5 : 1-190. [details]   

additional source Fewkes J.W. (1881b). Studies of the Jelly-fishes of Narragansett Bay. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of comparative Zoölogy of Harvard College.</em> 8: 141-182, pls 1-10., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91654#page/161/mode/1up
page(s): 163 pl. 9 figs 1-21, pl.10 [details]   

additional source Dunn, C. W.; Pugh, P. R.; Haddock, S. H. D. (2005). Molecular phylogenetics of the Siphonophora (Cnidaria), with implications for the evolution of functional specialisation. <em>Syst. Biol.</em> 54(6): 916-935.
page(s): 922, figs 2b, 4a-b, 5, 6, 7, 8a-b [details]   
 
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Distribution This species is distributed in high abundances in the North-Atlantic ocean with a southern limit from Greenland, Iceland, Faroes, Shetlands and Hebrides. [details]