WoRMS taxon details

Halicreatidae Fewkes, 1886

16844  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:16844)

Halicreasidae Fewkes, 1886 (incorrect family name formation)
Genus Botrynema Browne, 1908
Genus Halicreas Fewkes, 1882
  » Species Halicreas minimum Fewkes, 1882
  » Species Halicreas glabrum Vanhöffen, 1902 (taxon inquirendum, possible synonym)
  » Species Halicreas rotundatum Vanhöffen, 1902 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Halicreas papillosum Vanhöffen, 1902 accepted as Halicreas minimum Fewkes, 1882 (synonym)
Genus Haliscera Vanhöffen, 1902
  » Species Haliscera bigelowi Kramp, 1947
  » Species Haliscera conica Vanhöffen, 1902
  » Species Haliscera racovitzae (Maas, 1906)
  » Species Haliscera alba Vanhöffen, 1902 (taxon inquirendum)
Genus Halitrephes Bigelow, 1909
Genus Homoeonema Maas, 1893
  » Species Homoeonema platygonon Maas, 1893
  » Subgenus Homoeonema (Haliscera) Vanhöffen, 1902 accepted as Haliscera Vanhöffen, 1902
  » Species Homoeonema amplum Vanhöffen, 1902 accepted as Arctapodema ampla (Vanhöffen, 1902) (basionym)
  » Species Homoeonema macrogaster Vanhöffen, 1902 accepted as Arctapodema macrogaster (Vanhöffen, 1902) (basionym)
  » Species Homoeonema militare Maas, 1893 accepted as Pantachogon militare (Maas, 1893) (basionym)
  » Species Homoeonema platygonum Maas, 1893 accepted as Homoeonema platygonon Maas, 1893 (spelling variant)
  » Species Homoeonema racovitzae Maas, 1906 accepted as Haliscera racovitzae (Maas, 1906) (Synonym)
  » Species Homoeonema typicum Maas, 1897 accepted as Colobonema typicum (Maas, 1897) (basionym)
Genus Varitentacula He, 1980

Genus Alloionema Hartlaub, 1909 accepted as Botrynema Browne, 1908 (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Schuchert, P. (2020). World Hydrozoa Database. Halicreatidae Fewkes, 1886. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=16844 on 2020-01-21
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original description  (of Halicreasidae Fewkes, 1886) Fewkes, J. W. 1886a. Report on the medusae collected by the U. S. F. C. Steamer Albatross, in the region of the Gulf Stream, in 1883-84. - United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries 12: 927-980, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15835306
page(s): 952 [details]   

basis of record Kramp P.L. (1961a). Synopsis of the medusae of the world. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U. K.</em> 40: 1-469., available online at http://www.mba.ac.uk/nmbl/publications/jmba_40/jmba_40.htm
page(s): 243 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Trachymedusae with wide, circular manubrium; mouth circular, without distinct lips; without peduncle; without centripetal canals; usually with eight radial canals (except Varitentaculata which has four), radial canals broad; numerous marginal tentacles of different size, but all structurally alike and arranged in a single series; each marginal tentacle with flexible proximal portion and stiff distal portion; with pendant statocysts. [details]

Spelling Correct spelling of taxon name needs further investigation [details]

Japanese テングクラゲ  [details]