WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata

13551 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:13551)
Cornelius, 1992
accepted
Order
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecatae (unaccpted subsequent spelling of Anthoathecata)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthomedusae· accepted, alternate representation (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthecata (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnoblastea (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaingiomedusae (synonym)
Suborder Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata incertae sedis
Suborder Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplanulata
Suborder Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata
Suborder Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Cornelius, P.F.S., 1992. Medusa loss in leptolid Hydrozoan (Cnidaria) hydroid rafting, and abbreviated life-cycles among their remote-island faunae: an interim review. In: J. Bouillon, F. Boero, F. Cicogna, J.M. Gili & R.G. Hughes, eds., Aspects of hydrozoan biology. Scientia Marina 56 2-3: 245-261.
page(s): 245 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The naming of this taxon is disputed, some...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The naming of this taxon is disputed, some prefer Anthomedusae, some Athecata (oldest name). Molecular investigations show that this group is likely not monophyletic, it will thus most probably disappear. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The original spelling in Cornelius (1992) was...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The original spelling in Cornelius (1992) was Anthoathecata. Cornelius (1995a) changed the spelling to Anthoathecatae, which seems unnecessary. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2009). Anthoathecata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=13551 on 2017-11-24

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original description Cornelius, P.F.S., 1992. Medusa loss in leptolid Hydrozoan (Cnidaria) hydroid rafting, and abbreviated life-cycles among their remote-island faunae: an interim review. In: J. Bouillon, F. Boero, F. Cicogna, J.M. Gili & R.G. Hughes, eds., Aspects of hydrozoan biology. Scientia Marina 56 2-3: 245-261.
page(s): 245 [details]   

basis of record Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaingiomedusae) Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthomedusae) Howson, C. M.; Picton, B. E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnoblastea) Brusca, R.C.; Brusca, G.J. (1990). Invertebrates. Sinauer Associates: Sunderland, MA (USA). ISBN 0-87893-098-1. 922 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthecata) Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydrozoans that always have a polyp stage. Hydranths either solitary or colonial, body not covered by firm perisarc. Medusae not colonial, without statocysts, with gonads on manubrium, with radial canals, with tentacles arising from bell-margin. Cnidome normally includes desmonemes (not Eudendriidae and Laingiidae). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The naming of this taxon is disputed, some prefer Anthomedusae, some Athecata (oldest name). Molecular investigations show that this group is likely not monophyletic, it will thus most probably disappear. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The original spelling in Cornelius (1992) was Anthoathecata. Cornelius (1995a) changed the spelling to Anthoathecatae, which seems unnecessary. [details]
 



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