Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Aequoreidae Eschscholtz, 1829. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/DeepSea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=13553 on 2020-03-30
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2020). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Aequoreidae Eschscholtz, 1829. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=13553 on 2020-03-30
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Very large hydromedusa with wide, circular manubrium; usually no gastric peduncle; numerous simple or branched radial canals; gonads on radial canals, separated from manubrium; marginal tentacles hollow; usually with excretory pores or papillae on bulbs; no marginal or lateral cirri; statocysts closed; no ocelli.
Hydroid colony stolonal or sparingly branched; hydrotheca delicate, tubular, elongated, radially symmetrical, operculum a continuation of hydrothecal wall, composed of several long, triangular flaps, not delimited by crease-line; in older colonies operculum generally lost and hydrotheca reduced to a perisarcal collar; hydranth with intertentacular web, tentacles amphicoronate, moniliform-like when completely extended; gonotheca large, pedicellate, cylindrical, giving rise to one or two medusae. [details] Spelling Original spelling was Aequoridae [details]