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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus Pourtalès, 1868 
AphiaID: 117244

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 editorStylasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus symmetricus Pourtalès, 1868 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylasteridae Gray, 1847
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteganopora
Sources 
redescription Zibrowius, H. & S.D. Cairns, 1992. Revision of the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Mém. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. Paris, sér. A, Zool. 153 : 1-136. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1983. A generic revision of the Stylasterina (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). Part 1. Description of the genera. Bull. mar. Sci. 33 2: 427-508. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1986. A revision of the Northwest Atlantic Stylasteridae (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). Smithson. Contr. Zool. 418 : 1-131., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/Zoology/pdf_hi/SCTZ-0418.pdf [details]

identification resource Cairns, S.D., 1992. A generic revision of the Stylasteridae (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). Part 3. Keys to the genera. Bull Mar. Sci. 49(1-2): 538-545.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus dispergens Nielsen, 1919 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus echinatus Cairns, 1986
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus fistulosus Cairns, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus gracilis Zibrowius & Cairns, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus laevis Nielsen, 1919 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus spinosus (Hickson & England, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus symmetricus Pourtalès, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus tubulatus (Pourtalès, 1867)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus grantmackiei Squires, 1965 † accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBryozoa incertae sedis
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPliobothrus seriatus Broch, 1942 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalangopora regularis Kirkpatrick, 1897
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 80-1600 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor's comment The species Pliobothrus grantmackiei Squires, 1965, described from the Oligocene of New Zealand, is a bryozoan. See Cairns and Grant-Mackie, 1993: 5. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range ?Paleocene to Recent [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117244
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-11-21 16:41:40Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Pliobothrus Pourtalès, 1868. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117244 on 2014-10-31
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