Hydrozoa taxon details

Physaliidae Brandt, 1835

135342  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135342)

Physalidae Brandt, 1835 · unaccepted (original spelling but incorrect...)  
original spelling but incorrect formation of family name


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  1. Genus Physalia Lamarck, 1801
  2. Genus Arethusa Oken, 1815 accepted as Physalia Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  3. Genus Holothuria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Physalia Lamarck, 1801 (Treated as junior synonym of Physalia, Lamarcck, 1801)
  4. Genus Physalis Tilesius, 1810 accepted as Physalia Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
marine, terrestrial
Not documented
Schuchert, P. (2024). World Hydrozoa Database. Physaliidae Brandt, 1835. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135342 on 2024-05-21
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2006-01-27 08:54:21Z

original description  (of Physalidae Brandt, 1835) Brandt, J. F. (1834-1835). Prodromus descriptionis animalium ab H. Mertensio observatorum : fascic. I. Polypos, Acalephas Discophoras et Siphonophoras, nec non Echinodermata continens. <em>Recueil des Actes de la Séance Publique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg.</em> 1834: 201-275., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10765514
page(s): 236 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

basis of record Mapstone, G.M. (2001). Siphonophora, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) 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. 120-122. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Totton, A. K. 1965. A Synopsis of the Siphonophora. London, British Museum (Natural History). Pp. 230. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Cystonectae with a horizontal pneumatophore.  [details]