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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayidae Kölliker, 1853 
AphiaID: 135340

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 editorSiphonophorae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalycophorae (Suborder)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalycophorae
Sources  original description Kölliker, A. 1853. Die Schwimmpolypen oder Siphonophoren von Messina. Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann. Pp. 1-96, pls 12., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/45789#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 33 [details] [full text]

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicaryoninae Chun, 1888
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicaryon Chun, 1888
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaresearsia Totton, 1954
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrophyes Haeckel, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphicaryon Chun, 1888
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectopyramidinae Bigelow, 1911
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectadamas Pugh, 1992
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectopyramis Bigelow, 1911
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchisoma Bigelow, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectopyramis Bigelow, 1911
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayinae Chun, 1897
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraseoa Pugh & Harbison, 1987
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmophyes Haeckel, 1888
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnopraia Haddock, Dunn & Pugh, 2005
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLilyopsis Chun, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMistoprayina Pugh & Harbison, 1987
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayola Carré, C., 1969
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosacea Quoy & Gaimard, 1827
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanophyes Chun, 1888
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudoxella Haeckel, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosacea Quoy & Gaimard, 1827
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectocarmen Alvariño, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectodroma Bigelow, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraia Blainville, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayoides Leloup, 1934 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeorosacea Margulis, 1994 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosacea Quoy & Gaimard, 1827
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Calycophorae with relatively large and usually rounded nectophores, containing large quantities of mesogloea; the larval nectophore sometimes retained during polygastric stage or may be replaced by one to four definitive nectophores, whose somatocysts are often complexly branched; the eudoxid bracts are rounded and unridged. [details]
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Family Prayidae
Family Prayidae
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135340
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Mapstone, Gill
2006-01-27 08:54:21Z  checked  Mapstone, Gill
2014-01-03 19:17:38Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Prayidae Kölliker, 1853. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135340 on 2014-10-25
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