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Obelia  Péron and Lesueur, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 49514

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
             ClassHydrozoa Owen, 1843 – hydralike animals, hydroids, hydrozoans, hydraires, hydrozoaires, água viva, hidra, hidrozoa, hidrozoário, pólipo  
                   OrderLeptothecatae  – thecate hydroids, hydromedusae  
                         GenusObelia Péron and Lesueur, 1810  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Obelia alternata Fraser, 1938  
                            Species Obelia bidentata Clark, 1875 – doubletoothed hydroid, doubletoothed hydroid 
                            Species Obelia biserialis Fraser, 1938  
                            Species Obelia castellata Clark, 1894  
                            Species Obelia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) – sea thread hydroid, sea thread hydroid 
                            Species Obelia dubia Nutting, 1901  
                            Species Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758) – knotted thread hydroid, knotted thread hydroid 
                            Species Obelia longissima (Pallas, 1766)  
                            Species Obelia multidentata Fraser, 1914  
                            Species Obelia plicata Hincks, 1868  
                            Species Obelia racemosa Fraser, 1941  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Obelia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kramp, P. L.  
  Publication Date: 1961   
  Article/Chapter Title: Synopsis of the medusae of the world   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 40   
  Page(s): 1-469   
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  Reference for: Obelia   

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