Boero, F., J. Bouillon & R. Danovaro, 1987. The life cycle of Tiaropsidium roseum (Tiaropsidae, fam. nov., Leptomedusae, Cnidaria). Indo-Malayan Zool. 4 2: 293-302.
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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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Diagnosis Medusa with 4 or 8 radial canals (exceptionally up to 16); one or two types of marginal tentacles (long and rudimentary, both with marginal bulbs); sense organs compound, comprising an ecto-endodermal ocellus and an open velar statocyst, no cirri.
Hydroid colony ‘‘Cuspidella’’-like; hydrotheca tubular, sessile or with reduced pedicel; operculum of numerous flaps demarcated or not from the rest of hydrotheca by a creaseline; gonophores as free medusae, gonotheca tubular or rounded, laterally compressed, operculate or not, with short peduncle, growing singly from hydrorhiza.