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  • Invertebrate Zoology 9043 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Halecium macrocephalum
  • fragment (70% ethanol)
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central
  • April 1868 - May 1869 (1868-04-01 - 1868-05-31)
Halecium macrocephalum Allman, 1877
Animalia Cnidaria Hydrozoa Hydroida Halecidae Halecium macrocephalum
Identified by George J. Allman
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: TYPE QUESTIONABLE - Identification Made Date: 1877
Allman 1877, Page 16, Other Useful Citation of Halecium macrocephalum
Syntype? Pl. XII. Figs. 1-5
Fraser 1943, Page 89, Voucher of Halecium macrocephalum
Specimen may be that cited by Fraser 1943, p. 89. Fraser states, "Label indecipherable." This may be the type of H. macrocephalum. The handwriting on the identification labels could be Allman's
Media of type text, Allman 1877. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. V no. 2
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Memoirs Vol. V no. 2
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: [no verbatim locality data]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: April 1868 - May 1869 (1868-04-01 - 1868-05-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (70% ethanol) fair in collection >1
Remarks: One label with specimen states "Label illegible." [This illegible label not in vial and must be presumed lost,, ABJ]