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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvilliidae Lütken, 1850 
AphiaID: 1594

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 editorFilifera (Suborder)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
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names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractylidae Hincks, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBimeridae Allman, 1872 (synyonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavopsellidae Thiel, 1962 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicorynidae Allman, 1864a (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocrenidae McCrady, 1959 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLizusidae Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelidae Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemopsidae L. Agassiz, 1862 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachycordylini Cockerell, 1911 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThamnostomidae Haeckel, 1879 (synonym)
Sources  original description Lütken, C., 1850. Nogle Bemaerkninger om Medusernes systematiske Inddeling, navnlig med Hensyn til Forbes's History of British Naked-eyed Medusae. Vidensk. Meddr dansk naturh. Foren., 1850 : 15-35. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBimeria Wright, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiarella Maas, 1897
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicoryne Allman, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGarveia Wright, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoellikerina Kramp, 1939
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillardiana Wedler & Larson, 1986
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemopsis Agassiz, 1849
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNubiella Bouillon, 1980
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachycordyle Weismann, 1883
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParawrightia Warren, 1907
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizorhagium M. Sars, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSilhouetta Millard & Bouillon, 1973
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThamnostoma Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelkovrhia Matjasic & Sket, 1971

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAselomaris Berrill, 1948 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizorhagium M. Sars, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtractylis Wright, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalyptospadix Clarke, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGarveia Wright, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirce Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLizzella Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirocodon Haeckel, 1880
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavopsella Stechow, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachycordyle Weismann, 1883
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorynopsis Allman, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGravelia Totton, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizorhagium M. Sars, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocordyle Allman, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicoryne Allman, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippocrene Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoellikeria L. Agassiz, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoellikerina Kramp, 1939
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLizusa Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLizzella Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirocodon Haeckel, 1880
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManicella Allman, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBimeria Wright, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelis Steenstrup, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerigonimus M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerigonymus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerigonimus M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia Lesson, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPruvotella Motz-Kossowska, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGarveia Wright, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThamnitis Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThamnostoma Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThieliana Stepanjants, Timoshkin, Anokhin & Napara, 2000 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachycordyle Weismann, 1883
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroids solitary or colonial; hydranths stolonal, branched, or rarely sessile, arising from creeping hydrorhiza; erect colonies monopodial with terminal hydranths, stems monosiphonic or polysiphonic; perisarc terminating either at base of hydranths or forming a pseudohydrotheca; hydranths with one or more whorls of filiform distal tentacles, tentacles confined to narrow zone below hypostome; gonophores free medusae or fixed sporosacs developing either on hydrocauli, stolons, or blastostyles.
Medusae bell-shaped; mouth circular, with simple or dichotomously branched oral tentacles inserted distinctly above mouth rim, ending in nematocyst clusters; four radial canals and circular canal; marginal tentacles solid, contractile, either solitary or in clusters, borne on 4, 8, or 16 tentacular bulbs; gonads on manubrium, either forming a continuous ring or in adradial, interradial, or perradial position; adaxial ocelli absent or present.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemark KEY TO THE GENERA OF THE BOUGAINVILLIIDAE: see Schuchert (2007) [details]
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Family Bougainvillidae, typical polyp and medusa
Family Bougainvillidae...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1594
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-28 12:00:23Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Bougainvilliidae. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1594 on 2014-09-30
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