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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea Hincks, 1868 
AphiaID: 117104

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroidolina (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractylis margarica Hincks, 1862 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenellidae Russell, 1953
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea Hincks, 1868
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeorginella Hadzi, 1914 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUmbrellaria Zoja, 1893 (synonym)
Sources  original description Hincks, Th., 1868. A history of the British hydroid zoophytes.London, John van Voorst. Volume 1 : i-lxviii + 1-338, volume 2: pls 1-67., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/178968#page/5/mode/1up
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea margarica (Hincks, 1862)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea aloysii (Zoja, 1893) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea diaphana (Hadzi, 1914) (taxon inquirendum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea phialiformis Antsulevich, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydractinia phialiformis (Antsulevich, 1983)
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony stolonal, hydrotheca short, collar-shaped, on short pedicel; hydranth elongated, large, with intertentacular web with merotrichous haploneme nematocysts; gonophores as eumedusoid, only short-lived male free eumedusoids known; without tentacles; with four radial canals; ‘‘gonads’’ on radial canals, 8 statocysts; gonothecae reduced or absent; when present, attached to hydrorhiza. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Placed in Lovenellidae based on phylohgeny in Leclère et al. (2009) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117104
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2005-04-07 08:53:48Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2011-03-04 14:33:08Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-02-12 07:03:18Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Hydranthea Hincks, 1868. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117104 on 2016-05-24
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