WoRMS taxon details

Kirchenpaueria halecioides (Alder, 1859)

117673  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117673)

accepted
Species
Plumularia halecioides Alder, 1859 · unaccepted (basionym)
Plumularia inermis Nutting, 1900 · unaccepted (synonym)
Plumularia irregularis Millard, 1958 · unaccepted (synonym and invalid junior...)  
synonym and invalid junior homonym of Plumularia irregularis Fraser, 1948
Plumularia tenuis Schneider, 1897 · unaccepted (synonym)
Ventromma irregularis (Millard, 1958) · unaccepted (synonym and invalid basionym)
marine
(of Plumularia halecioides Alder, 1859) Alder J. (1859). Descriptions of three new species of Sertularian Zoophytes. <em>Annals and Magazine of natural History (3).</em> 3: 353-356, pls 12-14., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2317946 [details]   
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan  
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Taxonomic remark 
The correct genus for this species is diputed, some authors prefer Ventromma.
However, when considering all known...  
Taxonomic remark 
The correct genus for this species is diputed, some authors prefer Ventromma.
However, when considering all known Kirchenpaueria species, there is no morphological gap between Kirchenpaueria and Ventromma, the latter falls within the variation of the former. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2022). World Hydrozoa Database. Kirchenpaueria halecioides (Alder, 1859). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117673 on 2022-08-11
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original description  (of Plumularia halecioides Alder, 1859) Alder J. (1859). Descriptions of three new species of Sertularian Zoophytes. <em>Annals and Magazine of natural History (3).</em> 3: 353-356, pls 12-14., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2317946 [details]   

original description  (of Plumularia irregularis Millard, 1958) Millard, N. A. H. 1958. Hydrozoa from the coasts of Natal and Portuguese East Africa. Part I. Calyptoblastea. - Annales of the South African Museum 44: 165-226., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40863035
page(s): 210, fig. 13A-C [details]   

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 (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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    Definitions

Nontype MHNG INVE29766, geounit Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type MHNG INVE29766, geounit French Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology colonial, fixed sporosacs [details]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Taxonomic remark 
The correct genus for this species is diputed, some authors prefer Ventromma.
However, when considering all known Kirchenpaueria species, there is no morphological gap between Kirchenpaueria and Ventromma, the latter falls within the variation of the former. [details]