World Hydrozoa Database


Hydrozoa taxon details

Dissonema saphenella Haeckel, 1879

289838  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289838)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Haeckel, E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. <em>Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena.</em> 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101461#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): Haeckel, 1879: 126, pl. 8 fig. 3 [details]   
Type locality contained in Australian Region  
type locality contained in Australian Region [details]
Status Kramp (1961) regarded it as a species inquirenda. However, some good photos of AUstralian medusae exist which prove that at...  
Status Kramp (1961) regarded it as a species inquirenda. However, some good photos of AUstralian medusae exist which prove that at east the genus is valid, the species may be valid or ther are perhaps even several similar species. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Dissonema saphenella Haeckel, 1879. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289838 on 2019-01-17
Date
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
created
2010-12-20 12:52:03Z
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2017-02-03 18:19:38Z
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original description Haeckel, E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. <em>Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena.</em> 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101461#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): Haeckel, 1879: 126, pl. 8 fig. 3 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

additional source Kramp P.L. (1961a). Synopsis of the medusae of the world. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U. K.</em> 40: 1-469., available online at http://www.mba.ac.uk/nmbl/publications/jmba_40/jmba_40.htm
page(s): 99; note: considered as species inquirenda [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Mayer, A. G. 1910. Medusae of the world. Hydromedusae, Vols. I & II. Scyphomedusae, Vol III. Carnegie Institution, Washington. pp. 735, plates 1-76., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16794#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 115, fig. 62  [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology colonial, free medusae [details]

Diagnosis Medusa 6 mm, 4 mm wide, pyriform; thic, solid apex. Manubrium cylidrical, half as long as bell cavity, four short, crinkled lips; gonads almost to ring canal. Two very long tentacles with swollen, conical bulbs; two rudimentary bulbs; no clubs or cirri.  [details]

Status Kramp (1961) regarded it as a species inquirenda. However, some good photos of AUstralian medusae exist which prove that at east the genus is valid, the species may be valid or ther are perhaps even several similar species. [details]