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Octotiara russelli Kramp, 1953

221198  (

Octotiara violacea Kramp, 1959 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kramp P.L. (1953). Hydromedusae. <em>Scientific Report of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition.</em> 6(4): 259-322., available online at
page(s): 266, pl. 1 figs 1-3 [details]   
Type locality contained in Great Barrier Reef  
type locality contained in Great Barrier Reef [details]
Schuchert, P. (2024). World Hydrozoa Database. Octotiara russelli Kramp, 1953. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-06-22
2000-03-14 09:17:17Z
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
2010-08-27 06:27:04Z
2024-06-13 07:30:03Z

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original description Kramp P.L. (1953). Hydromedusae. <em>Scientific Report of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition.</em> 6(4): 259-322., available online at
page(s): 266, pl. 1 figs 1-3 [details]   

original description  (of Octotiara violacea Kramp, 1959) Kramp, P. L. (1959). Some new and little known Indo-Pacific medusae. <em>Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening i København.</em> 121: 223-259.
page(s): 234, fig. 8a-c [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. <em>BioInvasions Records.</em> 1: 235-245., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Navas-Pereira, D. & Vannucci, M. (1991). The Hydromedusae and water masses of the Indian Ocean. <em>Bolm Inst. Oceanogr.</em> 39(1): 25-60. [details]   

additional source Vervoort, W.; Schuchert, P. & van der Land, J. (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union's Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 11(2): 381-493., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

redescription Schuchert, P. (2007). The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 2. <em>Revue suisse de Zoologie.</em> 114: 195-396., available online at
page(s): 363, fig. 73A-D [details]  OpenAccess publication 

biology source Boero, F. & J. Bouillon, 1989. The life cycles of Octotiara russelli and Stomotoca atra (Cnidaria, Anthomedusae, Pandeidae). Zoologica Scr. 18 1: 1-7.
page(s): 1, figs 1-3, 4A; note: life cycle, hydroid phase [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Biology colonial, free medusae [details]

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