Species under Bougainvillia
n= 30
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bougainvillia alderi
(Hodge, 1863)
Northeast Atlantic
Bougainvillia aurantiaca
Bouillon, 1980
Western Pacific
Bougainvillia bitentaculata
Uchida, 1925
Northwest Pacific 0.08
Bougainvillia bougainvillei
(Brandt, 1835)
Northeast Pacific 0.9
Bougainvillia britannica
(Forbes, 1841)
Northern Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 0.1
Bougainvillia carolinensis
(Mccrady, 1859)
Western Atlantic 0.4
Bougainvillia charcoti
Le Danois, 1913
Northeast Atlantic 0.9
Bougainvillia flavida
Hartlaub, 1887
Northeast Atlantic 0.3
Bougainvillia frondosa
Mayer, 1900
Western Atlantic 0.125
Bougainvillia fulva
Agassiz & Meyer, 1889
Central Pacific 1.1
Bougainvillia glorietta
Torrey, 1902
Eastern Pacific
Bougainvillia inaequalis
Fraser, 1944
Western Atlantic
Bougainvillia involuta
Uchida, 1947
Western Central Pacific 0.45
Bougainvillia lamellata
Unspecified
Western Pacific
Bougainvillia macloviana
Lesson, 1836
Southwest Atlantic, Sub-Antarctic, Northeast Atlantic and temperate waters of northern hemisphere 1.3
Bougainvillia maniculata
Haeckel, 1864
Mediterranean 0.15
Bougainvillia multicilia
(Haeckel, 1879)
Strait of Gibraltar 0.5
Bougainvillia multitentaculata
Foerster, 1923
Northeast Pacific
Bougainvillia muscoides
(Sars, 1846)
Southeast Pacific
Bougainvillia muscus
(Allman, 1863)
huddle hydroid Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Bougainvillia nigritella
Forbes, 1848
Northeast Atlantic 0.3
Bougainvillia niobe
Mayer, 1894
Western Atlantic 0.5
Bougainvillia platygaster
(Haeckel, 1879)
Atlantic Ocean 1.2
Bougainvillia principis
(Steenstup, 1850)
Atlantic Ocean and Eastern Pacific 1
Bougainvillia prolifera
(Von Lendenfeld, 1884)
Southwest Pacific 0.25
Bougainvillia pyramidata
(Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Northeast Atlantic 0.6
Bougainvillia rugosa
Clarke, 1882
Western Atlantic 0.15
Bougainvillia simplex
(Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Northeast Atlantic
Bougainvillia superciliaris
(Agassiz, 1849)
Arctic, Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific 0.9
Bougainvillia trinema
(Von Lendenfeld, 1884)
Southwest Atlantic and Pacific 0.3
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