Hydrozoa taxon details
|Classification: Biota > Animalia > Cnidaria > Hydrozoa > Trachylinae|
basis of record Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS) [details]|
basis of record (from synonym) Costello, M.J.; Emblow, C.; White, R. (Ed.). (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-538-0. 463 pp. (look up in IMIS) [details] [view taxon]
additional source (from synonym) Schuchert, P. [details] [view taxon]
|Family Armorhydridae Swedmark & Teissier, 1958|
Family Microhydrulidae Bouillon & Deroux, 1967
Family Monobrachiidae Mereschkowsky, 1877
Family Olindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Limnomedusae incertae sedis (temporary name)
Suborder Limnopolypae accepted as Limnomedusae
Family Olindiadae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Olindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Olindiadidae accepted as Olindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Olindiasidae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Olindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Olindididae accepted as Olindiidae Haeckel, 1879
|Environment||marine, brackish, fresh, |
|Fossil range||recent only|
|Links||To GenBank |
From editor or global species databaseDiagnosis Hydroid small, simple, mostly solitary, some forming colonies; sessile; with or without tentacles; without theca but having a mucoprotein periderm, cysts and stolons can be covered by perisarc.
Medusa mostly with 4 complete radial canals, 6 also possible, often also with incomplete centripetal canals not reaching manubrium; with or without marginal nematocyst ring; gonads along radial canals or exceptionally on manubrium (Armorhydra and Limnocnida); marginal tentacles peripheral, hollow, without true basal bulb, marginal sense organs as internal enclosed statocysts of endo-ectodermal origin, embedded in the mesogloea near ring canal or in the velum; no ocelli; exceptionally reduced medusoids (Monobrachium).
Some species also in freshwater.
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|Citation: Schuchert, P. (2013). Limnomedusae. In: Schuchert, P. (2013) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: Schuchert, P. (2013) World Hydrozoa database at http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1370 on 2013-12-05|