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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea Lesson, 1843 
AphiaID: 117141

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 editorLaodiceidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa crucigera Gmelin, 1788 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodiceidae Agassiz, 1862
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea Lesson, 1843
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodice Lesson, 1843 (invalid non-latin name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctorhopalon von Lendenfeld, 1885 (synonym)
Sources  original description Lesson, R. P. 1843. Histoire naturelle des zoophytes. Acalèphes. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. pp. i-vii, 1-596, plus atlas of 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/23995#page/11/mode/1up
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea brevigona Allwein, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea fertilis (Lendenfeld, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea fijiana Agassiz & Mayer, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea indica Browne, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea marama Agassiz & Mayer, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea minuscula Vannucci, 1957
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea pulchra Browne, 1902
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea chapmani Günther, 1903 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea neptuna Mayer, 1900 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea ocellata Babnik, 1948 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea eucope (Haeckel, 1879) (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea antarctica (Browne, 1907) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychogena antarctica Browne, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea bigelowi Neppi & Stiasny, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea calcarata L. Agassiz, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea cellularia A. Agassiz in L. Agassiz, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocoma cellularia (Agassiz, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea cruciata (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea ulothrix Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Laodiceidae medusae with small manubrium, sometimes with small perradial lobes; with four radial canals, simple or with short lateral diverticula; with simple undulated gonads; with or without marginal cirri; with or without adaxial ocelli.
Hydroid colony stolonal, hydrotheca sessile, tubular, turning gradually into a pyramidal operculum formed by numerous converging flaps, with visible crease-line basally; hydrotheca often with transversal growth-rings, sometimes with basal constriction at origin, or exceptionally a poorly delimited pedicel; hydranth without intertentacular web, tentacles amphicoronate; gonotheca like hydrotheca but larger.  [details]
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Laodicea undulata from Mediterranean
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Laodicea undulata from Mediterranean
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117141
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2015-11-04 07:51:43Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Laodicea Lesson, 1843. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117141 on 2016-09-30
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