WoRMS taxon details

Physaliidae Brandt, 1835

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

accepted
Family
Physalidae Brandt, 1835 (original spelling but incorrect formation of family name)
Genus Physalia Lamarck, 1801

Genus Arethusa Oken, 1815 accepted as Physalia Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Genus Holothuria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Physalia Lamarck, 1801 (Treated as junior synonym of Physalia, Lamarcck, 1801)
Genus Physalis Tilesius, 1810 accepted as Physalia Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Genus Physsophora Modeer, 1789 accepted as Physalia Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
marine
Not documented
Schuchert, P. (2021). World Hydrozoa Database. Physaliidae Brandt, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135342 on 2021-07-28
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original description  (of Physalidae Brandt, 1835) Brandt, J. F. 1834-1835. Prodromus descriptionis animalium ab H. Mertensio in orbis terrarum circumnavigatione observatorum. Fascic. I., Polypos, Acalephas Discophoras et Siphonophoras, nec non Echinodermata continens / auctore, Johanne Friderico Brandt. - Recueil Actes des séances publiques de l'Acadadémie impériale des Science de St. Pétersbourg 1834: 201-275., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10765514
page(s): 236 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Totton, A. K. (1936). Plankton of the Bermuda Oceanographic Expeditions VII. Siphonophora taken during the year 1931. Zoologica, 21: 231-240 [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 
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Diagnosis Cystonectae with a horizontal pneumatophore.  [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese カツオノエボシ科  [details]