WoRMS taxon details

Forskaliidae Haeckel, 1888

135347  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135347)

accepted
Family
Forskalidae Haeckel, 1888 (incorrect formation of family name)
marine
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Forskaliidae Haeckel, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135347 on 2018-04-23
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-01-27 08:54:21Z
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original description  (ofForskalidae Haeckel, 1888) Haeckel, E. (1888). System der Siphonophoren auf phylogenetischer Grundlage entworfen. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 22: 1-46., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43887#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Pugh, P. R. 2003. A revision of the family Forskaliidae (Siphonophora, Physonectae). Journal of Natural History 37: 1281-1327.
page(s): 1 281 [details]   

additional source Totton, A. K. 1965. A Synopsis of the Siphonophora. London, British Museum (Natural History). Pp. 230.
page(s): 96 [details]   
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Diagnosis 
Long-stemmed Physonectae, the whole stem (nectosome and siphosome) twisted into a spiral, nectophores thus spirally arranged in a cone-shaped or cylindrical nectosome. Long-stemmed Physonectae, the whole stem (nectosome and siphosome) twisted into a spiral, nectophores thus spirally arranged in a cone-shaped or cylindrical nectosome, feigning multiserial arrangement of the nectophores. Nectophores attached on ventral side of stem. Pallial canal with ascending and descending branches. Gastrozooids are borne on the ends of long peduncles, from which one of the, usually, three types of bract are budded off. Colony monoecious.  [details]
 



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Japanese ツクシクラゲ  [details]