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Find the Full Text of Original Marine Species Authorities: Authorities for SC Cnidaria

This guide will help you locate original species authorities and, in many cases, view the original text online.

Cnidaria

Cnidaria

Anthozoa

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Brilliant sea fingers Titanideum frauenfeldii Solanderia frauenfeldii Kölliker, 1865 291226 Titanideum frauenfeldii (Kölliker, 1865) Icones histiologicae : oder, Atlas der vergleichendern Gewebelehre 141
Regal sea fan Leptogorgia hebes Leptogorgia hebes Verrill, 1869 177819 Leptogorgia hebes Verrill, 1869 The American journal of science and arts. Series 2, 48(144) 422
Colorful sea whip Leptogorgia virgulata Gorgonia virgulata Lamarck, 1815 158288 Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815) Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Vol. 2 317
Sea pansy Renilla reniformis Pennatula reniformis Pallas, 1766 290965 Renilla reniformis (Pallas, 1766) Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis 374
Orange telesto Telesto fruticulosa Telesto fruticulosa Dana, 1846 287517 Telesto fruticulosa Dana, 1846 United States Exploring Expedition. During the year 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Vol. 7 632
Red telesto Telesto sanguinea Telesto sanguinea Deichmann, 1936 287522 Telesto sanguinea Deichmann, 1936 Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College. Vol. 53 41
Telesto nelleae Telesto nelleae Telesto nelleae Bayer, 1961 287518 Telesto nelleae Bayer, 1961 Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands , Volume 12 - Issue 1 48
White telesto Carijoa riisei Clavularia rusei Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 395098 Carijoa riisei (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles 34
Northern star coral Astrangia poculata Madrepora poculata Ellis & Solander, 1786 157967 Astrangia poculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes : collected from various parts of the globe 165
Compact ivory tree coral Oculina arbuscula Oculina arbuscula Agassiz, 1880 287096 Oculina arbuscula Agassiz, 1880 Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Vol. 1 46
Warty anemone Bunodosoma cavernatum Actinia cavernata Bosc, 1802 592952 Bunodosoma cavernatum (Bosc, 1802) Histoire naturelle de Buffon, clasée par ordres, genres et espèces, d'après le système de Linné, avec les caractères génériques et la nomenclature Linnéenne (Vol. 64 of set [Vers Vol. 2]) 221
Tricolor anemone Calliactis tricolor Actinia tricolor Le Sueur, 1817 283624 Calliactis tricolor (Le Sueur, 1817) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Vol. 1 171

Cubozoa

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Fourhanded boxjelly Chiropsalmus quadrumanus Tamoya quadrumana F. Müller, 1859 157924 Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Müller, 1859) Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle (1859) 3
Glassy boxjelly Tamoya haplonema Tamoya haplonema F. Müller, 1859 288081 Tamoya haplonema F. Müller, 1859 Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle (1859) 3

Hydrozoa

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Portuguese Man-of-War Physalia physalis Holothuria physalis Linnaeus, 1758 135479 Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema naturae per regna tria naturae 10th Ed. Part 1. 657

Scyphozoa

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Cannonball Jelly Stomolophus meleagris Stomolophus meleagris Agassiz, 1860 291140 Stomolophus meleagris Agassiz, 1860 Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America Vol. 3 19 (list of illustrations)
Lion’s Mane Cyanea capillata Medusa capillata Linnaeus, 1758 135301 Cyanea capillata (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema naturae per regna tria naturae 10th Ed. 660
Mushroom Jelly Rhopilema verrilli Nectopilema verrilli Fewkes, 1887 158198 Rhopilema verrilli (Fewkes, 1887) American Journal of Science February 1887, s3-33 (194) 119-125 120
Sea Nettle Chrysaora quinquecirrha Pelagia quinquecirrha Desor, 1848 220476 Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor, 1848) Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History Vol. 3 76
Southern Moon Jelly Aurelia marginalis Aurelia marginalis Agassiz, 1862 1393176 Aurelia marginalis Agassiz, 1862 Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America Vol. 4 86