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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomidae Haeckel, 1879
Sources  original description Haeckel E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena. 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101461#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 163 [details]

redescription Kramp, P. L. (1932d). A revision of the medusae belonging to family Mitrocomidae. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening i KĂžbenhavn. 92: 305-383, pl. 10.
page(s): 305 [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, 1865
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocoma Haeckel, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomella Haeckel, 1879

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetira Hartlaub, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmetira Forbes, 1848
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFoersteria Arai & Brinckmann-Voss, 1980 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 editorTrissocoma Kramp, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomella Haeckel, 1879
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusae without gastric peduncle, with open marginal statocysts; 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.
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.  [details]
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Mitrocomella polydiademata, Scotland, subadult
Mitrocomella polydiade...
Family Mitrocomidae: hydrotheca, medusa and magnified bell-margin
Family Mitrocomidae: h...
Cosmetira pilosella medusa from Werner (1984)
Cosmetira pilosella me...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:14665
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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
2015-11-19 10:54:58Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Mitrocomidae Haeckel, 1879. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=14665 on 2016-08-23
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