Hydrozoa taxon details

Obelia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758)

117386  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117386)

accepted
Species
Laomedea gracilis Dana, 1846 (invalidated name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Sertularia dichotoma Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 812 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Note Coast of SW England  
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Type locality Coast of SW England [details]
Distribution cosmopolitan  
Distribution cosmopolitan [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Obelia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117386 on 2019-10-15
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original description  (of Obelia plicata Hincks, 1868) Hincks, Th., 1868. A history of the British hydroid zoophytes.London, John van Voorst. Volume 1 : i-lxviii + 1-338, volume 2: pls 1-67., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46798707
page(s): 159, pl. 30, figs 1, 1a [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia commissuralis McCrady, 1859) McCrady, J. 1859. Gymnopthalmata of Charleston Harbor. Proceedings of the Elliott Society of Natural History 1: 103-221, pls 8-12. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42536587
page(s): 197, pl. 11 figs 5-7 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Campanularia cheloniae Allman, 1888) Allman, G. J. (1888). Report on the Hydroida dredged by H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Part II.- The Tubularinae, Corymorphinae, Campanularinae, Sertularinae, and Thalamophora. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 23 (part 70): i-lxix, 1-90, pl. 1-39., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49519881
page(s): 22, pl. 11 figs 2-2a [details]   

original description  (of Sertularia dichotoma Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 812 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Campanularia maior Meyen, 1834) Meyen, F.J.F., (1834). Beiträge zur Zoologie gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erde, von Dr F.J.F. Meyen. V. Ueber das Leuchten des Meeres und Beschreibung einiger Polypen und anderer niederer Tiere. Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 16 suppl.: 125-216., available online at http://books.google.ch/books?id=_ckAAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=fr&source=gbs_v2_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q=&f=false
page(s): 196, pl. 32, figs 1-4 [details]   

original description  (of Campanularia brasiliensis Meyen, 1834) Meyen, F.J.F., (1834). Beiträge zur Zoologie gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erde, von Dr F.J.F. Meyen. V. Ueber das Leuchten des Meeres und Beschreibung einiger Polypen und anderer niederer Tiere. Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 16 suppl.: 125-216., available online at http://books.google.ch/books?id=_ckAAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=fr&source=gbs_v2_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q=&f=false
page(s): 198, pl. 32 fig. 5. [details]   

original description  (of Campanularia cavolinii Deshayes & Edwards, 1836) Deshayes, G. P. and Milne Edwards, H. 1836. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres : présentant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux ... : précédée d'une introduction ... / par J. B. P. A. de Lamarck. Tome 2. Baillière, Paris. pp. 1-683., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12012920
page(s): 133 [details]   

original description  (of Campanularia caulini Delle Chiaje, 1841) Delle Chiaje, S. (1841-1844). Descrizione e notomia degli animali invertebrati della Sicilia citeriore osservati vivi negli anni 1822-1830. <em>Batteli & Co., Naples.</em> Parts 1-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/10031#/summary
page(s): 143 [details]   

original description  (of Laomedea gracilis Dana, 1846) Dana, J.D. 1846. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Zoophytes 7: 1-740. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm
page(s): 689, pl. 61 figs 7a-b [details]   

original description  (of Laomedea divaricata McCrady, 1859) McCrady, J. 1859. Gymnopthalmata of Charleston Harbor. Proceedings of the Elliott Society of Natural History 1: 103-221, pls 8-12. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42536587
page(s): 195 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Eucope parasitica A. Agassiz, 1865) Agassiz, A. (1865). North American Acalephae. <em>Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 2: 1-234., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/1837
page(s): 87 [details]   

original description  (of Eucope articulata A. Agassiz, 1865) Agassiz, A. (1865). North American Acalephae. <em>Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 2: 1-234., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/1837
page(s): 89, figs 130-131 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia dubia Nutting, 1901) Nutting, C. C. 1901a. Papers from the Harriman Alaska Expedition. XXI. The hydroids. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Science 3: 157-216, pls 14-26., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8872985
page(s): 174, pl. 20 fig. 1 [details]   

original description  (of Schizocladium ramosum Allman, 1871) Allman, G.J. (1871b). On a mode of reproduction by spontaneous fission in the Hydroida. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, new series. 11: 18-21, pl. 2., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14702567
page(s): 18, pl. 2 figs 1-8 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia pygmaea Coughtrey, 1876) Coughtrey, M. (1876a). Critical notes on the New Zealand Hydroida, suborder Thecaphora. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (4)17: 22-32., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19266924
page(s): 25, pl. 3 fig. 3 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia Adelungi Hartlaub, 1884) Hartlaub, C. (1884). Beobachtungen über die Entstehung der Sexualzellen bei Obelia. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 41: 159-185, pls 11-12., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45396114
page(s): 164, fig. 1, pls 11-12 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia helgolandica Hartlaub, 1884) Hartlaub, C. (1884). Beobachtungen über die Entstehung der Sexualzellen bei Obelia. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 41: 159-185, pls 11-12., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45396114
page(s): 165, fig. 2, pls 11-12 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia angulosa Bale, 1888) Bale, W. M. 1888. On some new and rare Hydroida in the Australian Museum collections. - Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales ser 2 volume 3: 745-799, plates 12-21., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36009519
page(s): 752, pl. 12 fig. 3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia chinensis Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890) Marktanner-Turneretscher, G. 1890. Hydroiden des K. & K. Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums. - Annalen des K. K. Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 5: 195-286., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4047029
page(s): 209, pl. 3 figs 6-7 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia arruensis Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890) Marktanner-Turneretscher, G. 1890. Hydroiden des K. & K. Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums. - Annalen des K. K. Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 5: 195-286., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4047029
page(s): 210, pl. 3 fig. 8 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia nigrocaulus Hilgendorf, 1898) Hilgendorf, F. W. 1898. On the hydroids of the neighbourhood of Dunedin. - Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 30: 200-218, pls 16-21., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25449556
page(s): 203, pl. 17 fig. 1 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia surcularis Calkins, 1899) Calkins, G.N., 1899. Some Hydroids from Puget Sound. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 28 13: 333-367.
page(s): 355, pl. 3 figs 14, 14a-bc, pl. 6 fig. 14c [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia fragilis Calkins, 1899) Calkins, G.N., 1899. Some Hydroids from Puget Sound. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 28 13: 333-367.
page(s): 355, pl. 3 figs 15, 15a-b, pl. 6 fig. 15c [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia griffini Calkins, 1899) Calkins, G.N., 1899. Some Hydroids from Puget Sound. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 28 13: 333-367.
page(s): 357, pl. 4 figs 18, 18a-c, pl. 6 fig. 18d [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia rhunicola Billard, 1901) Billard, A. (1901). De la stolonisation chez les hydroïdes. <em>Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris.</em> 133: 521-524., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5481143
page(s): 522 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia borealis Nutting, 1901) Nutting, C. C. 1901a. Papers from the Harriman Alaska Expedition. XXI. The hydroids. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Science 3: 157-216, pls 14-26., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8872985
page(s): 174, pl. 19 figs 4-6 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia solowetzkiana Schydlwsky, 1902) Schydlowsky, A., 1902. Les Hydraires de la Mer Blanche le long du littoral des îles Solowetsky. Trudy Obshch. Ispyt. Prir. imp. Khar'kow 36 : 1-277.
page(s): 123, figs 17-19; note: (In Latin and Russian) [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Campanularia obtusidens Jäderholm, 1904) Jäderholm, E. (1904a). Hydroiden aus den Küsten von Chile. <em>Arkiv for Zoologi.</em> 2: 1-7., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6393488
page(s): 2, pl. 1 fig. 1 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia congdoni Hargitt, 1909) Hargitt, C. W. (1909). New and little known hydroids of Woods Hole. <em>Biological Bulletin.</em> 17(6): 369-385., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/935711
page(s): 375 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Laomedea sargassi Broch, 1913) Broch, H., 1913. Hydroida from the "Michael Sars" North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition 1910. Rep. scient. Res. Michael Sars N. Atlant. Deep-Sea Exped. 3 (1), Zool.: 1-18., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38924787
page(s): 11 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia undotheca Stechow, 1923) Stechow, E. 1923a. Neue Hydroiden der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition, nebst Bemerkungen über einige andre Formen. - Zoologischer Anzeiger 56: 1-20., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9897966#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia coughtreyi Bale, 1924) Bale W.M. (1924). Report on some hydroids from the New Zealand coast, with notes on New Zealand Hydroida generally, supplementing Farquhar's list. <em>Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute.</em> 55: 225-268., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33682042
page(s): 230, fig. 2 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia everta Hargitt, 1927) Hargitt, C. W. 1927. Some hydroids of South China. - Bulletin of the Museum of comparative Zoölogy of Harvard College 67: 491-520., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2798673
page(s): 05, fig. 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Obelia sinuosa Leloup, 1935) Leloup, E. (1935). Hydraires calyptoblastiques des Indes Occidentales. (Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Bonaire, Curaçao und Aruba im Jahre 1930, No. 13). <em>Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique.</em> 2: 1-73.
page(s): 25, fig. 10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Obelia tenuis Fraser, 1938a) Fraser, C. M. (1938a). Hydroids of the 1934 Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition. <em>Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions.</em> 4: 1-105., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4678840
page(s): 38, pl. 9 fig. 42 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia racemosa Fraser, 1943) Fraser, C. M. (1943). New species of hydroids, mostly from the Atlantic Ocean, in the United States National Museum. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 91: 77-89, pls. 13-17., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32533#103
page(s): 137, pl. 15 fig 7 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Obelia biserialis Fraser, 1948) Fraser, C. M. 1948. Hydroids of the Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions since March, 1938. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 4: 179-343. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4678834
page(s): 213, pl. 24 fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (of Gonothyraea integra Fraser, 1940) Fraser C.M. (1942). Seven new species and one new genus of hydroids, mostly from the Atlantic Ocean. <em>Proceedings of the U.S. national Museum.</em> 88(3090): 575-580, pls 32-33., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7720350 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Obelia australis von Lendenfeld, 1885) Von Lendenfeld, R. (1885a). The Australian Hydromedusae. <em>Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> 9: 206-241; 345-353; 401-420; 467-492; 581-634, pls 6-8, 12-17, 20-29., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30487#222
page(s): 604 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia nodosa Bale, 1924) Bale W.M. (1924). Report on some hydroids from the New Zealand coast, with notes on New Zealand Hydroida generally, supplementing Farquhar's list. <em>Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute.</em> 55: 225-268., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33682042
page(s): 230, fig. 1 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia alternata Fraser, 1938) Fraser, C. M. (1938a). Hydroids of the 1934 Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition. <em>Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions.</em> 4: 1-105., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4678840
page(s): 35, pl. 8 fig. 38 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia equilateralis Fraser, 1938) Fraser, C. M. (1938a). Hydroids of the 1934 Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition. <em>Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions.</em> 4: 1-105., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4678840
page(s): 37, pl. 9 fig. 40 [details]   

original description  (of Obelia hyalina Clarke, 1879) Clarke, S. F. 1879. Report on the Hydroida collected during the Exploration of the Gulf Stream of Mexico by Alexander Agassiz, 1877-78. - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 5: 239-252, pls 1-5., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28876170
page(s): 241, pl. 4 figs 21a-d [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source NODC. (1997). NODC Taxonomic codes.  [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. 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 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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. <i>Thalassia Salent. 24</i>: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Type locality Coast of SW England [details]
 

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