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Agassiz, L. (1860). Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America. 3 :1-301.
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Agassiz, L.
1860
Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America
3 :1-301.
Publication
(1-26, figs A-N), pls 1-19. Little, Brown & Co., Boston.
Systematics, Taxonomy
Zoogeography, Biogeography (generalities), Geographic distribution
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Alcinoe rotunda Forbes & Goodsir, 1840 accepted as Bolina norvegica (Sars, 1835) accepted as Bolinopsis infundibulum (O.F. Müller, 1776) (source of synonymy)
Beroe cucullus Modeer, 1790 accepted as Beroe ovum Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Mertensia ovum (Fabricius, 1780) (source of synonymy)
Bolina hibernica Patterson, 1839 accepted as Mnemia norvegica Sars, 1835 accepted as Bolinopsis infundibulum (O.F. Müller, 1776) (source of synonymy)
Bolina vitrea L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Bolinopsis vitrea (L. Agassiz, 1860) (original description)
Bolinidae Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Bolinopsidae Bigelow, 1912 (original description)
Bolinidae Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Bolinopsidae Bigelow, 1912 (basis of record)
Bolinopsis L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Calymma mertensii Lesson, 1843 accepted as Calymma trevirani Eschscholtz, 1825 accepted as Calya trevirani (Eschscholtz, 1825) accepted as Ocyropsis maculata (Rang, 1827) (source of synonymy)
Cestum breve Gräffe, 1860 accepted as Cestum veneris Lesueur, 1813 (source of synonymy)
Cestum mertensii L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Cestum meyeri Gräffe, 1860 accepted as Cestum veneris Lesueur, 1813 (source of synonymy)
Cestum rissoanum Lesson, 1843 accepted as Cestum veneris Lesueur, 1813 (source of synonymy)
Cydippe Eschscholtz, 1829 accepted as Pleurobrachia Fleming, 1822 (subsequent type designation)
Cydippe Eschscholtz, 1829 accepted as Pleurobrachia Fleming, 1822 (source of synonymy)
Cydippe flemingii Forbes & Goodsir, 1839 accepted as Beroe pileus O. F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Pleurobrachia pileus (O. F. Müller, 1776) (source of synonymy)
Cydippe pomiformis Patterson, 1839 accepted as Beroe pileus O. F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Pleurobrachia pileus (O. F. Müller, 1776) (source of synonymy)
Cydippe quadricostata Sars, 1835 accepted as Bolina norvegica (Sars, 1835) accepted as Bolinopsis infundibulum (O.F. Müller, 1776) (source of synonymy)
Dryodora L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Eurhamphaeidae L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Gegenbauria L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Callianira Lamarck, 1816 (original description)
Hormiphora L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Hybocodon prolifer Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Hydractinia polyclina L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Idya roseola L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Beroe cucumis Fabricius, 1780 (original description)
Idyia Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Beroe O.F. Müller, 1776 (original description)
Idyia cyathina A. Agassiz in L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Beroe cyathina (A. Agassiz in L. Agassiz, 1860) (original description)
Idyia roseola Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Beroe cucumis Fabricius, 1780 (original description)
Idyiopsis L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Beroe O.F. Müller, 1776 (original description)
Idyiopsis affinis L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Beroe ovatus Bruguière, 1789 accepted as Beroe ovata Bruguière, 1789 (original description)
Idyiopsis clarkii L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Beroe ovatus Bruguière, 1789 accepted as Beroe ovata Bruguière, 1789 (original description)
Martensia L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Mertensia Lesson, 1829 (original description)
Mertensia scoresbyi Lesson, 1829 accepted as Beroe ovum Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Mertensia ovum (Fabricius, 1780) (source of synonymy)
Mertensiidae L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Mnemiopsis L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Mnemiopsis gardeni L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Parypha Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Ectopleura L. Agassiz, 1862 (original description)
Pennaria gibbosa L. Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Pennaria disticha Goldfuss, 1820 (original description)
Pleurobrachia bachei A. Agassiz, in L. Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Sicyosoma Gegenbaur, 1856 accepted as Cestum Lesueur, 1813 (source of synonymy)
Sicyosoma rutilum Gegenbaur, 1856 accepted as Cestum veneris Lesueur, 1813 (source of synonymy)
Stomolophus Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Stomolophus meleagris Agassiz, 1860 (original description)
Thamnocnidia Agassiz, 1860 accepted as Ectopleura L. Agassiz, 1862 (original description)
 Diagnosis

Hormiphora hormiphora designated as the Type species [details]

 Identification

Pl. Bachei, discovered by my son on the shores of Washington Territory, is another species with red tentacles, but ... [details]

 Nomenclature

Agassiz, 1860: 194-195: Gegenbaur, perceiving the inappropriateness of uniting the genera Cestum, Cydippe, and ... [details]

 Taxonomy

Likely not a ctenophore, described with no anatomy, but listed in Cestidae by Agassiz (1860), and synonymized with ... [details]

 Type locality

Gulf of Georgia (Straight of Georgia) [details]

 Type species

Mertensia ovum (Fabricius, 1780) [details]