World Hydrozoa Database

Hydrozoa taxon details

Rhizogeton Agassiz, 1862

156968  (

marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Rhizogeton Agassiz, 1862. Accessed at: on 2019-04-19
2005-05-20 12:28:06Z
2006-06-12 07:16:42Z
2006-09-28 06:51:36Z
Martinez, Olga
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z
2013-05-16 06:31:25Z

original description  (ofRhizodendrium Calder, 1988) Calder, D. R. (1988). Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. <em>Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions.</em> 148: 1-107. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939). Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. [print version]., available online at [details]   

redescription Schuchert, P. (2004). Revision of the European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): families Oceanidae and Pachycordylidae. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 111 2: 315-369.
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Diagnosis Stolonal hydroid colonies, polyps monomorphic, hydranths either sessile or with a perisarc-covered pedicel. Hydranths with scattered filiform tentacles covering at least half of hydranth body. Nematopolyps absent. Gonophores sessile sporosacs arising from stolons. [details]