WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata

13552 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:13552)
Cornelius, 1992
accepted
Order
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConica Broch, 1910 (polyphyletic assemblage)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptomedusae· accepted, alternate representation (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecatae (incorrect subsequent spelling variant of Leptothecata Cornelius, 1992)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProboscoida (polyphyletic assemblage)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecaphora (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecata· accepted, alternate representation (synonym)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequoreidae Eschscholtz, 1829
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarcinidae Gili, Bouillon, Pagès, Palanques & Puig, 1999
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlackfordiidae Bouillon, 1984
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBonneviellidae Broch, 1909
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulariidae Johnston, 1836
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulinidae Hincks, 1868
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrholoveniidae Bouillon, 1984
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrozoidae Stechow, 1921
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipleurosomatidae Boeck, 1868
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirenidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaleciidae Hincks, 1868
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHebellidae Fraser, 1912
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLafoeidae Hincks, 1868
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodiceidae Agassiz, 1862
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata incertae sedis
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLineolariidae Allman, 1864
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenellidae Russell, 1953
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalagazziidae Bouillon, 1984
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertidae Agassiz, 1862
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocannoididae Bouillon, Boero & Seghers, 1991
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrchistomatidae Bouillon, 1984
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaequoreidae Adler & Roeper, 2012 †
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialellidae Russell, 1953
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialuciidae Kramp, 1955
Superfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularioidea McCrady, 1859
Superfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSertularioidea Lamouroux, 1812
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurothecidae Maronna et al., 2016
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSugiuridae Bouillon, 1984
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoscyphidae Maronna et al., 2016
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntheciidae Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeclaiidae Bouillon et al., 2000
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTiarannidae Russell, 1940
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTiaropsidae Boero, Bouillon & Danovaro, 1987
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygophylacidae Quelch, 1885

Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerenicidae Eschscholtz, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipleurosomatidae Boeck, 1868 (not in use)
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrozoinae Stechow, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrozoidae Stechow, 1921
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrozonidae Hirohito, 1967 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrozoidae Stechow, 1921 (spelling error)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConica Broch, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata (polyphyletic assemblage)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipleurosomidae Boeck, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipleurosomatidae Boeck, 1868 (incorrect name formation)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucheilotidae Bouillon, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenellidae Russell, 1953 (synonym)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucopidae Gegenbaur, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulariidae Johnston, 1836 (synonym)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEutimidae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirenidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrocerathinidae Spencer, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrozoidae Stechow, 1921 (incorrectly formed family name as not based on an existing genus)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrenidae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEirenidae Haeckel, 1879 (incorrect name formation)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelidae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulariidae Johnston, 1836 (synonym)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrchistomidae Bouillon, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrchistomatidae Bouillon, 1984 (incorrect formation of family name)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthopyxinae Russell, 1953 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulariidae Johnston, 1836 (synonym)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialidae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCampanulariidae Johnston, 1836 (synonym)
Suborder Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProboscoida accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata (polyphyletic assemblage)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSertulariae Lamouroux, 1812 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSertulariidae Lamouroux, 1812 (incorrect family name suffix)
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecaphora accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata (synonym)
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 original spelling in Cornelius (1992) was...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The original spelling in Cornelius (1992) was Leptothecata. Cornelius (1995a) changed the spelling to Leptothecatae, which seems unnecessary.
The subdivision of the Leptothecata into Conica and Proboscoida is not based on monophyletic groups (Leclère et al, 2007)  [details]
Schuchert, P. (2015). Leptothecata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=13552 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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptomedusae) Haeckel, E. H. P. A. (1866). Generelle morphologie der Organismen. Allgemeine Grundzüge der organischen Formen-wissenschaft, mechanisch begründet durch die von Charles Darwin reformirte Descendenztheorie, von Ernst Haeckel. Berlin,G. Reimer. , available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.3953
page(s): LVII [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecata) Fleming, J. (1828). A History of British Animals, Exhibiting the Descriptive Characters and Systematical Arrangement of the Genera and Species of Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; Including the Indigenous, Extirpated, and Extinct Kinds, Together with Periodical and Occasional Visitants. Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh. pp. 1–565., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18569
page(s): 538 [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 editorThecata) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorConica Broch, 1910) 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]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorConica Broch, 1910) Leclere, L., Schuchert, P., Cruaud, C., Couloux, A., & Manuel, M. 2009. Molecular phylogenetics of Thecata (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria) reveals long-term maintenance of life history traits despite high frequency of recent character changes. Systematic Biology 58: 509-526.
page(s): 515 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorProboscoida) 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]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorProboscoida) Leclere, L., Schuchert, P., Cruaud, C., Couloux, A., & Manuel, M. 2009. Molecular phylogenetics of Thecata (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria) reveals long-term maintenance of life history traits despite high frequency of recent character changes. Systematic Biology 58: 509-526.
page(s): 515 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptomedusae) 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] 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The original spelling in Cornelius (1992) was Leptothecata. Cornelius (1995a) changed the spelling to Leptothecatae, which seems unnecessary.
The subdivision of the Leptothecata into Conica and Proboscoida is not based on monophyletic groups (Leclère et al, 2007)  [details]
 



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