Bouillon, J., 1984a. Révision de la famille des Phialuciidae (Kramp, 1955) (Leptomedusae, Hydrozoa, Cnidaria), avec un essai de classification des Thecatae-Leptomedusae Indo-Malayan Zool. 1 1: 1-24.
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Diagnosis Medusa with small manubrium; no gastric peduncle; four to eight, sometimes up to 12 radial canals; gonads completely surrounding radial canals, separated from manubrium; tentacle bulbs with adaxial excretory papilla; no permanent rudimentary marginal, only transient ones; with closed statocysts; no ocelli; no cirri.
Hydroid colony stolonal; hydrotheca pedicellate, with a conical operculum formed by numerous convergent segments that are not clearly demarcated from hydrothecal wall; hydranth with intertentacular web; gonothecae claviform, arising from stolons.