Cornelius, P.F.S., 1992. Medusa loss in leptolid Hydrozoan (Cnidaria) hydroid rafting, and abbreviated life-cycles among their remote-island faunae: an interim review. In: J. Bouillon, F. Boero, F. Cicogna, J.M. Gili & R.G. Hughes, eds., Aspects of hydrozoan biology. Scientia Marina 56 2-3: 245-261.
page(s): 245 [details]
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Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. <i>Thalassia Salent. 24</i>: 47-296 (look up in IMIS) [details]
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From editor or global species database
Taxonomy The original spelling in Cornelius (1992) was Leptothecata. Cornelius (1995a) changed the spelling to Leptothecatae, which seems unnecessary.
The subdivision of the Leptothecata into Conica and Proboscoida is not based on monophyletic groups (Leclère et al, 2007) [details]