WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraspedacusta Lankester, 1880

117170  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117170)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Lankester, E.R., 1880. On a new jelly-fish of the order Trachomedusae, living in fresh water. Nature, Lond. 22 : 147-148, 190-191, 241., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/nature221880lock#page/147/mode/1up
page(s): 148 [details]   
Schuchert, P. (2016). Craspedacusta Lankester, 1880. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117170 on 2017-12-14

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-04-08 08:00:57Z
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2010-12-16 13:14:56Z
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2012-07-20 12:51:30Z
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2015-12-30 08:46:11Z
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original description Lankester, E.R., 1880. On a new jelly-fish of the order Trachomedusae, living in fresh water. Nature, Lond. 22 : 147-148, 190-191, 241., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/nature221880lock#page/147/mode/1up
page(s): 148 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrohydra Potts, 1885) Potts, E., 1885. Microhydra ryderi. Science, N.Y., n. ser. 5 123, suppl.: 5. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnocodium Allman, 1880) Allman, G.J., 1880. On Limnocodium victoria, a new hydroid medusa of fresh water. Nature, Lond. 22 : 178-179.
page(s): 178 [details]   

taxonomy source Jankowski, T., 2001. The freshwater medusae of the world - a taxonomic and systematic literature study with some remarks on other inland water jellyfish. Hydrobiologia 462 : 91-113. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrohydra Potts, 1885) Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrohydra Potts, 1885) Leloup, E. (1952). Coelentérés [Coelenterata]. ---. Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique: Brussels, Belgium. 283 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Freshwater Olindiidae medusae with closed ecto-endodermal statocysts in the velum which form centripetal tubes; bell marhin with well developed marginal cnidocyst ring, no gastric peduncle; 4 simple radial canals; no centripetal canals; gonadsonly on radial canals, hanging, pouch-like; evenly distributed marginal tentacles all of one kind, no adhesion organs.
Hydroid in fresh-water, solitary or forming small reptant colonies of 2 to 4, rarely 7 polyps; hydranths without tentacles, cylindrical, with apical mouth (hypostome) surrounded by cnidocysts forming a spherical capitulum under which the polyp is slightly tapering, forming a distinct neck; basal portion of hydranths with periderm covering, attaching colony to substrate; medusa buds lateral, on the middle or lower part of body column; asexual reproduction by frustules, transversal division and resting stages (cysts).
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