Registered 23,223 species  (Collections:374,075; Observations:75,132; Other records:5,916)
Classification : Eukarya - Opisthokonta - Animalia - Cnidaria - Medusozoa - Hydrozoa - Hydroidolina - Anthoathecata - Capitata - Porpitidae - Velella
真核生物ドメイン - Opisthokonta - 動物界 - 刺胞動物門 - Medusozoa亜門 - ヒドロ虫綱 - Hydroidolina亜綱 - Anthoathecata目 - 有頭亜目 - ギンカクラゲ科 - カツオノカンムリ属

Species Velella velella   (Linnaeus, 1758)     カツオノカンムリ
Synonym(s) :  

Velella lata Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821

Bouillon, J., Gravili, C., Pages, F., Gili, J.-M. and F. Boero (2006) An introduction to Hydrozoa. Memoires du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle Tome 194, Publications Scientifiques du Museum, Paris, 591 pp. 
Japan Oceanographic Data Center (2002) JODC taxonomic code of marine organisms (plankton). 2001 edition. In: Marine Organisms Data, accessed through 
Kubota, S. (1992) Hydrozoa. In: Nishimura, S. (ed.), Guide to Seashore Animals of Japan with Color Pictures and Keys, vol. I. Hoikusha, Osaka, 21-58 (in Japanese). 
Kubota, S. and C. Gravili(2007) A list of hydromedusae (excluding Siphonophora, Milleporidae and Actinulidae) in Japan. Nanki Seibutu, 49(2), 189-204 (in Japanese). 
Yamada, M. (1997) Order Chondrophora. In: Chihara, M. & M. Murano (eds.), An illustrated guide to marine plankton in Japan. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, 511-512 (in Japanese).