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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea Gegenbaur, 1857 
AphiaID: 117222

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 editorTrachylinae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachymedusae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhopalonematidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea eurygaster Gegenbaur, 1857 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhopalonematidae Russell, 1953
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea Gegenbaur, 1857
Sources  original description Gegenbaur, C. (1857). Versuch eines Systems der Medusen, mit Beschreibung neuer oder wenig gekannter Formen; zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Fauna des Mittelmeeres. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. Leipzig 8: 202-273, pls 7-9., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49190#page/210/mode/1up
page(s): 245 [details] [full text]

identification resource Kramp, P. L. 1959a. The Hydromedusae of the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent waters. Dana Report 46: 1-283. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea apicigastrica Xu, Huang & Du, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea eurygaster Gegenbaur, 1857

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea arctica (Hartlaub, 1909) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea globosa Gegenbaur, 1857 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea leptogaster Gegenbaur, 1857 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSminthea tympanum Gegenbaur, 1857 (taxon inquirendum)
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Rhopalonematidae without gastric peduncle; gonads globular, on very distal parts of the 8 radial canals; only 8 perradial tentacles; statocysts enclosed.
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Sminthea eurygaster from Kramp (1959)
Sminthea eurygaster fr...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117222
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-01-22 11:34:50Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2015-12-09 19:24:48Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2015-12-10 07:59:22Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Sminthea Gegenbaur, 1857. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117222 on 2016-07-29
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