Hydrozoa taxon details

Prayidae Kölliker, 1853

135340  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135340)

accepted
Family
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Kölliker, A. 1853. Die Schwimmpolypen oder Siphonophoren von Messina. Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann. Pp. 1-96, pls 12., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12726286
page(s): 33 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Schuchert, P. (2021). World Hydrozoa Database. Prayidae Kölliker, 1853. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135340 on 2021-07-27
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-01-27 08:54:21Z
checked
2014-01-03 19:17:38Z
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original description Kölliker, A. 1853. Die Schwimmpolypen oder Siphonophoren von Messina. Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann. Pp. 1-96, pls 12., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12726286
page(s): 33 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Bermuda) Moore, H. B. (1949). The zooplankton of the upper waters of the Bermuda area of the North Atlantic. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection, 12(2): 1-97 [details]   

basis of record Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
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From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Calycophorae with relatively large and usually rounded nectophores, containing large quantities of mesogloea; the larval nectophore sometimes retained during polygastric stage or may be replaced by one to four definitive nectophores, whose somatocysts are often complexly branched; the eudoxid bracts are rounded and unridged. [details]