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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnomedusae 
AphiaID: 1370

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 editorTrachylinae (Subclass)
Authority Kramp, 1938
Status accepted
Rank Order
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachylinae
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnopolypae
Sources  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]

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 Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmorhydridae Swedmark & Teissier, 1958
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrohydrulidae Bouillon & Deroux, 1967
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonobrachiidae Mereschkowsky, 1877
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae Haeckel, 1879

Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnomedusae incertae sedis (temporary name)

Suborder Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnopolypae accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnomedusae
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiadae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiadidae accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiasidae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindididae accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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 small, simple, mostly solitary, some forming colonies; sessile; with or without tentacles; without theca but having a mucoprotein periderm, cysts and stolons can be covered by perisarc.
Medusa mostly with 4 complete radial canals, 6 also possible, often also with incomplete centripetal canals not reaching manubrium; with or without marginal nematocyst ring; gonads along radial canals or exceptionally on manubrium (Armorhydra and Limnocnida); marginal tentacles peripheral, hollow, without true basal bulb, marginal sense organs as internal enclosed statocysts of endo-ectodermal origin, embedded in the mesogloea near ring canal or in the velum; no ocelli; exceptionally reduced medusoids (Monobrachium).
Some species also in freshwater.
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Limnomedusae: typical forms and terms
Limnomedusae: typical ...
Craspedacusta sowerbii: Limnomedusae, Olindiasidae
Craspedacusta sowerbii...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1370
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-02-22 16:26:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Limnomedusae. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1370 on 2014-09-19
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