MCZ Invertebrate Zoology COEL-8

Thamnocnidia tenella L. Agassiz, 1862

Date Collected:

1861-07-12

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Northwest: United States: Massachusetts | Nahant

Current Identification
Thamnocnidia tenella L. Agassiz, 1862
Animalia Cnidaria Hydrozoa Anthoathecatae Tubulariidae
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Current name prior to MCZBase: 'Ectopleura larynx (Ellis & Solander, 1786)'

Agassiz 1862, page 275, Other Useful Citation of Thamnocnidia tenella L. Agassiz, 1862
Media type: text; Agassiz 1862 Description: Contributions to the NATURAL HISTORY of the United States of America;

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Shows Publication: Agassiz 1862 Description: Contributions to the NATURAL HISTORY of the United States of America

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Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (70% ethanol) unchecked in collection 0 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex multiple [no agent data]
Remarks: male and female
reference 1862. Contibutions to the Natural History of the United States, Vol. IV: 275-276, Pl. XII [no agent data], Method: migration 2011-03-06

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  • Entered into MCZ Catalogue as Thamnocnidia tenella 2.v.1862. Entered under remarks is "The Hydromedusarium." Catalogue lists date only as July 1861. Small handwritten label has "July 12/61". Two small handwritten labels have T. tenella. Larger label has Tubularia tenella (L. Agassiz), possibly a Bigelow label. Found in general collection, x.2004. This is very possibly an L. Agassiz type. Placed in type collection.

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Northwest
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Massachusetts
  • Specific Locality:
  • Nahant
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • USA, Massachusetts, Nahant
  • Georeference:
  • 42.4119430°, -70.904677° (Error radius: 5691m) By: Andrew D. Williston on 2014-05-20 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1861-07-12
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 12/7/1861
  • Collector:
  • Alexander Agassizlinked data icon

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Media type: text; Invertebrate Zoology COEL-6;  COEL-8;  COEL-11;  COEL-13 Description: MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Acalephae 000001-000472, pg.1;

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Ledger Entry for: 4 cataloged items from MCZ:IZ:COEL-6 Thamnocnidia spectabilis Other Us...

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