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Porpitidae Goldfuss, 1818

20790  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:20790)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Schuchert, P. (2021). World Hydrozoa Database. Porpitidae Goldfuss, 1818. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://www.marinespecies.org/Deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=20790 on 2021-12-08
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Porpitidae Goldfuss, 1818. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=20790 on 2021-12-08
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-04-28 06:22:10Z
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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. <i>Thalassia Salent. 24</i>: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Hydroid colonial, mobile, when mature floating on water surface, with a chitinous internal skeleton, forming a floating chamber, covered by mantle, hydranths polymorphic on underside of float, one central, large, atentaculate gastrozooid; surrounded by gastro-gonozooids and dactylozooids; tentacles capitate or reduced to nematocyst patches.
Medusa with evenly-rounded bell; four or eight radial canals and an equal number of exumbrellar nematocystcyst tracks containing stenoteles, nematocyst tracks originating from marginal bulbs; circular canal present; manubrium short, conical; mouth circular; gonads perradial or irregularly arranged perradially and interradially; two opposite thin marginal tentacles terminating in large spherical nematocyst knob, with or without an additional adaxially oriented short tentacle developed from tentaculiferous bulbs; two or six small marginal bulbs without tentacles; ocelli lacking; cndome comprising spherical stenoteles, macrobasic euryteles and atrichous haplonemes; zooxanthellae generally present. [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese ギンカクラゲ科  [details]
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