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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequoreidae Eschscholtz, 1829 
AphiaID: 13553

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 editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequoreidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Source  original description Eschscholtz, F. 1829. System der Acalephen. Eine ausführliche Beschreibung aller medusenartigen Strahltiere. Ferdinand Dümmler, Berlin, pp. 1-190, 116 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40493#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 108 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequorea Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAldersladia Gershwin, 2006
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGangliostoma Xu, 1983
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhacostoma L. Agassiz, 1851
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarracodiscus Romero, Rogers & Gershwin, 2011 †
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygocanna Haeckel, 1879

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCremastoma A. Agassiz, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequorea Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesonema Eschscholtz, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequorea Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycanna Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhacostoma L. Agassiz, 1851
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhegmatodes A. Agassiz, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequorea Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZigocanna accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygocanna Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygocannula Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygocanna Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygodactyla Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequorea Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony stolonal or sparingly branched; hydrotheca delicate, tubular, elongated, radially symmetrical, operculum a continuation of hydrothecal wall, composed of several long, triangular flaps, not delimited by crease-line; in older colonies operculum generally lost and hydrotheca reduced to a perisarcal collar; hydranth with intertentacular web, tentacles amphicoronate, moniliform-like when completely extended; gonotheca large, pedicellate, cylindrical, giving rise to one or two medusae. Medusa with wide, circular manubrium; usually no gastric peduncle; numerous simple or branched radial canals; gonads on radial canals, separated from manubrium; marginal tentacles hollow; usually with excretory pores or papillae on bulbs; no marginal or lateral cirri; statocysts closed; no ocelli. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Original spelling was Aequoridae [details]
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Family Aequoreidae
Family Aequoreidae
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:13553
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2010-06-25 10:42:00Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Aequoreidae Eschscholtz, 1829. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=13553 on 2014-12-18
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