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Velella velella (Linnaeus, 1758)

By-the-wind-sailor

Velella velella

Corsica, France, surfacing, 2009, AFJ

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Données de distribution : Velella velella (Linnaeus, 1758) in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-10-29.

Classification

Source : World Register of Marine Species


Biota (Superdomain)
Animalia (Kingdom)
Cnidaria (Phylum)
Hydrozoa (Class)
Hydroidolina (Subclass)
Anthoathecata (Order)
Capitata (Suborder)
Porpitidae (Family)
Velella (Genus)
Velella velella (Species)

Authors

Text : © 2009 - 2020.

Photos : © A.-F. Julien. Published with his kind permission.
Websites and reference works : Consult bibliography

Image satellite: © Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AeroGRID, IGN, and the GIS User Community.

Données de distribution : Velella velella (Linnaeus, 1758) in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-10-29.

How to cite this page

In writing, april 2009, Description of Velella velella, [On line] http://www.european-marine-life.org/05/velella-velella.php, consulted on 2020 October 29.

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