Apolemia uvaria (Lesueur, 1815)

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Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Hydroidolina (Subclass) > Siphonophorae (Order) > Physonectae (Suborder) > Apolemiidae (Family)


Agalma punctata Vogt, 1854
Stephanomia uvaria Lesueur, 1815

International References

basis of record Kirkpatrick, P.A.; Pugh, P.R. (1984). Siphonophores and velellids: keys and notes for the identification of the species. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 29. E.J. Brill/W. Backhuys: London, UK. ISBN 90-04-07470-8. vi, 154 pp. [details]

additional source Costello, M.J.; Emblow, C.; White, R. (Ed.). (2001). 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. Muséum national d’Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-538-0. 463 pp. [details]

redescription Totton, A. K. 1965. A Synopsis of the Siphonophora. London, British Museum (Natural History). Pp. 230. [details]

redescription Mapstone, G. M. 2003. Redescriptions of two physonect siphonophores, Apolemia uvaria (Lesueur, 1815) and Tottonia contorta Margulis, 1976, with comments on a third species Ramosia vitiazi Stepanjants, 1967 (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Apolemiidae). Systematics and Biodiversity 1 2: 181-212. [details]

original description Lesueur, C. A., 1815. Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes. Histoire naturelle. Histoire générale et particulière de tous les animaux qui composent la famille des méduses, et de quelques autres radiares molasses. Paris. pp. 1-7, pls 1-13 + 3 unnumbered (Brit. Mus. Catal. 455 e 21 – the only copy in London; see Mapstone 2003 for further details). [details]

redescription Siebert, S., Pugh, P.R., Haddock, S.H.D., Dunn, C.W. 2013. Re-evaluation of characters in Apolemiidae (Siphonophora), with description of two new species from Monterey Bay, California, available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3702.3.1 [details]

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