WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetira Forbes, 1848

117156  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117156)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetira Hartlaub, 1909 (preoccupied by Cosmetira Forbes, 1848)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumantias (Cosmetira) Forbes, 1848 (elevated to full genus level)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Forbes, E. (1848). A monograph of the British naked-eyed Medusæ : with figures of all the species. London, Ray Society, pp. 104, 13 plates. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40312#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Schuchert, P. (2015). Cosmetira Forbes, 1848. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117156 on 2017-12-11

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original description Forbes, E. (1848). A monograph of the British naked-eyed Medusæ : with figures of all the species. London, Ray Society, pp. 104, 13 plates. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40312#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumantias (Cosmetira) Forbes, 1848) Forbes, E. (1848). A monograph of the British naked-eyed Medusæ : with figures of all the species. London, Ray Society, pp. 104, 13 plates. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40312#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 42 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetira Hartlaub, 1909) Hartlaub C. (1909). Ueber Thaumantias pilosella Forbes und die neue Lafoeidengattung Cosmetira. Zoologischer Anzeiger. 34: 82-89., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/95292#page/98/mode/1up
page(s): 83 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 
Mitrocomidae medusae with 4 radial canals; 8 open statocysts; no ocelli; flexile cirri with numerous nematocysts throughout their length, usually straight, exceptionally, in young specimens, spirally coiled.
Hydroid with the characterstics of the family. [details]