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Schuchert P. (1996). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Athecate hydroids and their medusae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Memoir. 106 : 1-159.
Schuchert P.
The marine fauna of New Zealand: Athecate hydroids and their medusae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa)
New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Memoir
106 : 1-159
Barnettia caprai, Bougainvillia dimorpha, Bythotiara sp., Corymorpha intermedia, Ectopleura multicirrata, Ectopleura sp., ?Euphysa problematica, Fabienna sphaerica, Hydractinia australis, Podocoryna australis, Hydractinia novaezelandiae, Hydractinia otagoensis, Stylactaria otagoensis, Hydractinia rubricata, Merga treubeli, Proboscidactyla sp., Staurocladia wellingtoni, Tiaricodon sp., Zanclea polymorpha, Fiordlandia protecta, Rhizogeton conicum, Eudendrium maorianus, Athecatae, Coryne tricycla, Bicoryna tricycla
New Zealand
Cycles, Saisonality, Phenology
Systematics, Taxonomy
Zoogeography, Biogeography (generalities), Geographic distribution
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Aselomaris sagamiense (Hirohito, 1988) accepted as Rhizorhagium sagamiense Hirohito, 1988 (basis of record)
Barnettia Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Barnettia caprai Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Boeromedusa auricogonia Bouillon, 1995 (redescription)
Bougainvillia dimorpha Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Bougainvillia fulva Agassiz & Mayer, 1899 (additional source)
Bougainvillia macloviana Lesson, 1830 (additional source)
Bougainvillia platygaster (Haeckel, 1879) (additional source)
Bougainvillia vervoorti Bouillon, 1995 (redescription)
Bythotiara Günther, 1903 (additional source)
Bythotiara murrayi Günther, 1903 (additional source)
Bythotiara parasitica (Kirk, 1915) (redescription)
Calycopsis bigelowi Vanhöffen, 1911 (redescription)
Chitina Carter, 1873 accepted as Solanderia Duchassaing & Michelin, 1846 (source of synonymy)
Cladonema novaezelandiae Ralph, 1953 (status source)
Cordylophora caspia (Pallas, 1771) (additional source)
Corymorpha furcata (Kramp, 1948) (redescription)
Corymorpha intermedia Schuchert, 1996 accepted as Euphysa intermedia (Schuchert, 1996) (original description)
Coryne japonica (Nagao, 1962) (additional source)
Coryne tricycla Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Cytaeis tetrastyla Eschscholtz, 1829 (additional source)
Ectopleura crocea (Agassiz, 1862) (additional source)
Ectopleura multicirrata Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Eucodoniidae Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Eudendrium maorianus Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Eudendrium novazealandiae Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890 (redescription)
Eudendrium terranovae Watson, 1895 (redescription)
Euphysa problematica Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Fabienna Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Fabienna sphaerica Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Fiordlandia Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Fiordlandia protecta Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Gravelia antarcticum (Hickson & Gravely, 1907) accepted as Rhizorhagium antarcticum (Hickson & Gravely, 1907) (basis of record)
Hydractinia australis (Schuchert, 1996) accepted as Podocoryna australis Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Hydractinia bella (Hand, 1961) accepted as Podocoryna bella Hand, 1961 (redescription)
Hydractinia novaezelandiae Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Hydractinia otagoensis (Schuchert, 1996) (original description)
Hydractinia rubricata Schuchert, 1996 accepted as Clavactinia rubricata (Schuchert, 1996) (original description)
Koellikerina maasi (Browne, 1910) (redescription)
Merga treubeli Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Neoturris papua (Lesson, 1843) (redescription)
Oceania armata Kölliker, 1853 (additional source)
Pandeopsis ikarii (Uchida, 1927) (redescription)
Pelagohydra mirabilis Dendy, 1902 (redescription)
Podocoryna australis Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Rathkea formosissima (Browne, 1902) (additional source)
Rhizogeton Agassiz, 1862 (additional source)
Rhizogeton conicum Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Rhizorhagium antarcticum (Hickson & Gravely, 1907) (redescription)
Sarsia japonica (Nagao, 1962) accepted as Coryne japonica (Nagao, 1962) (basis of record)
Solanderia ericopsis (Carter, 1873) (redescription)
Staurocladia vallentini (Browne, 1902) (redescription)
Staurocladia wellingtoni Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Stylactaria otagoensis Schuchert, 1996 accepted as Hydractinia otagoensis (Schuchert, 1996) (original description)
Syncoryne tenella (Farquhar, 1895) accepted as Coryne eximia Allman, 1859 (source of synonymy)
Tiaricodon coeruleus Browne, 1902 (additional source)
Turritopsis nutricula McCrady, 1857 (additional source)
Turritopsis rubra (Farquhar, 1895) (redescription)
Zanclea polymorpha Schuchert, 1996 (original description)
Central New Zealand for Ectopleura multicirrata Schuchert, 1996 
Dry Tortugas for Bougainvillia frondosa Mayer, 1900 
Evans Bay for Fabienna sphaerica Schuchert, 1996 
New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone for Bougainvillia platygaster (Haeckel, 1879) 
New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone for Bougainvillia vervoorti Bouillon, 1995 
Northern New Zealand for Bougainvillia muscus (Allman, 1863) 
Wellington Harbour for Bougainvillia dimorpha Schuchert, 1996 
Wellington Harbour for Ectopleura multicirrata Schuchert, 1996 
Wellington Harbour for Tiaricodon coeruleus Browne, 1902 
Wellington Harbour for Turritopsis rubra (Farquhar, 1895) 
Paratype MHNG INVE25379, geounit Wellington, identified as Staurocladia wellingtoni Schuchert, 1996
Nontype MHNG MHNG-INVE-34180, geounit Tasmania, identified as Turritopsis rubra (Farquhar, 1895)


Only medusa stage known [details]


hydroid colonial, medusa planctonic [details]


Adult medusa:
The adult medusa crawls on macroalgae and is unable to swim freely. The umbrella is a shallow bell and ... [details]


Polyp stage: Hydroids forming initially stolonial, later erect colonies, arising from attached, ramified ... [details]


New Zealand [details]


medusa coastal, clings to Cystophora algae [details]

 Type locality

Greta Point, Wellington, New Zealand [details]

 Type locality

Tortugas, Florida, USA.  [details]


Schuchert (1996) regarded this genus as conspecific with Zanclea. There is no dicontinuity between Zanclea and ... [details]