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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834 
AphiaID: 135376

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiphyes dubia Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 (type by monotypy)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayidae Kölliker, 1853
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayinae Chun, 1897
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectocarmen Alvariño, 1983
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectodroma Bigelow, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraia Blainville, 1830 (spelling variant, not in use)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrayoides Leloup, 1934
Sources  original description Blainville, H.M.D. De 1834. Manuel d’Actinologie ou de Zoophytologie. (F.G. Levrault: Paris, Strasbourg): Volume 1 (text),1-viii, 1-644; Volume 2 (atlas), pls I-C., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k981319/f3.image
page(s): 137 [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Pugh, P. R. 1992b. The status of the genus Prayoides (Siphonophora, Prayidae). J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U.K. 72 (4): 895-909.
page(s): 895 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya dubia (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya reticulata (Bigelow, 1911)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya californica Gravier, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosacea cymbiformis (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya diphyes Lesson, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosacea cymbiformis (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya maxima Gegenbaur, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosacea cymbiformis (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPraya Medusa Metschnikoff, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLilyopsis medusa (Metschnikoff, 1870)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135376
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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
2013-12-10 19:06:57Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2014-01-02 14:55:57Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P.; Mapstone, G. (2014). Praya Quoy & Gaimard in de Blainville, 1834. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135376 on 2014-08-30
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