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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea Brandt, 1837 
AphiaID: 117211

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 editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkeidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceania Blumenbachii Rathke, 1835 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkeidae Russell, 1953
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkia Brandt, 1837 (spelling variant)
Sources  original description Brandt, J. F. 1837. Remarques sur quelques modifications dans l'arrangement de l'ordre des Acalèphes discophores ou Ombellifères. Bulletin scientifique publié par l'Académie impériale des sciences de St.-Pétersbourg 1: 185-191., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43693#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 187 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea africana Kramp, 1957
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea antarctica Uchida, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea formosissima (Browne, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea lizzioides O'Sullivan, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea octopunctata (M. Sars, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea rubence Nair, 1951

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea jaschnowi Noumov, 1956 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiarella centripetalis Maas, 1897
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea octocostatum (M. Sars, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertum octocostatum M. Sars, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkea octonemalis Maas, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoellikerina octonemalis (Maas, 1905)
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling The original spelling by Brandt (1837: 187) was Rathkia, later corrected to Rathkea by Haeckel (1879: 96). The name has been used with Haeckel's spelling thereafter and there is no point in resurrecting the original spelling. [details]
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Family Rathkeaidae - Genus Rathkea: typical medusa and polyp
Family Rathkeaidae - G...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117211
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2013-03-08 08:04:23Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Rathkea Brandt, 1837. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117211 on 2014-07-31
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