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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydridae Dana, 1846 
AphiaID: 151708

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 editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplanulata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplanulata
Sources  original description Dana, J. D. 1846. Structure and classification of zoophytes. Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia. pp. 132., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43125#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 116 [details]

redescription Holstein, T. 1995. Cnidaria: Hydrozoa. pp. 1-142. In Süsswasserfauna von Mitteleuropa Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlorohydra Schulze, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelmatohydra Schulze, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydra Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid solitary, with hollow filiform tentacles, but often moniliform distally, in one whorl under hypostome; lower part of hydranth with simple pedal disc, no perisarc except on encysted embryos.. Without medusa phase or gonophore development, eggs and sperm developed directly in epidermis of polyps in wart-like protuberances; asexual reproduction by lateral buds, leading only to temporary colonies [details]
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Family Hydridae - Genus Hydra
Family Hydridae - Genu...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151708
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Date   action   by
2005-04-07 08:53:48Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  changed  Decock, Wim
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). Hydridae Dana, 1846. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151708 on 2014-12-20
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