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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomidae Haeckel, 1879 
AphiaID: 14665

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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Source  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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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetira Forbes, 1848
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetirella Browne, 1910
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclocanna Bigelow, 1918
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEarleria Collins, Ross, Genzano & Manzian, 2006
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalopsis Agassiz, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocoma Haeckel, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomella Haeckel, 1879

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFoersteria accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEarleria Collins, Ross, Genzano & Manzian, 2006
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalistaura Bigelow, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocoma Haeckel, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicerta PĂ©ron & Lesueur, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertum L. Agassiz, 1862
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
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 stolonal, hydrotheca tubular, sessile, with pyramidal operculum made either of several triangular flaps, or of pleats in the continuation of hydrothecal tube, all not well demarcated from hydrothecal wall, lacking a crease-line at base of flaps or pleats; hydranth extensile, with a usually amphicoronate tentacle whorl; no intertentacular web; no nematophores; gonophores as free medusae, gonotheca pedicellate, arising from stolons. Medusae with open marginal vesicles; with four, eight or more simple radial canals; with gonads on radial canals separated from stomach; with hollow marginal tentacles; with or without marginal cirri; with or without ocelli. [details]
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Family Mitrocomidae: hydrotheca, medusa and magnified bell-margin
Family Mitrocomidae: h...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:14665
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Mitrocomidae Haeckel, 1879. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=14665 on 2014-08-21
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