Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758),

Galea, Horia R., 2010, Notes on a small collection of thecate hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from Tristan da Cunha, south Atlantic, Zootaxa 2336, pp. 1-18: 13

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.205235

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scientific name

Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758) 

( fig. 5View FIGURE 5 H)

Sertularia geniculata Linnaeus, 1758: 812  .

Obelia geniculata  – Cornelius, 1975: 272, figs 1View FIGURE 1, 5View FIGURE 5. – Cornelius, 1995b: 301, fig. 70.

Material examined. Stn. T14, 23.ii.2005: several sterile, poorly-preserved stems, up to 10 mm high, on Macrocystis pyrifera  .

Distribution. Previously collected by the S.Y. Scotia  from the fronds of Macrocystis pyrifera  at Gough Island (Ritchie 1907). This is a near-cosmopolitan species, penetrating high latitudes in the northern hemisphere and into sub-Antarctic waters in the southern hemisphere (Medel & Vervoort 2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Leptothecata

Family

Campanulariidae

Genus

Obelia

Loc

Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Galea, Horia R. 2010
2010
Loc

Sertularia geniculata

Linnaeus 1758: 812
1758