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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudendriidae L. Agassiz, 1862 
AphiaID: 1600

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudendriidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
redescription Schuchert, P. (2008). The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 4. Revue suisse de Zoologie. 115: 677-757., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128350#page/87/mode/1up
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudendrium Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyrionema Pictet, 1893
Environment marine, 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 colony sometimes stolonal, but mostly with erect branched stem, arising from a creeping hydrorhiza; stem, branches and hydranth pedicels covered by perisarc, sometimes enveloping also lower half of hydranth in a cup-like process; hydranth large, urn-shaped with undercut hypostome, one or more whorls of solid filiform tentacles immediately below it, hydranth body sometimes with basal, tentacle-like protrusion; near base of hydranth epidermal groove from which periderm is secreted, sometimes with a nettle ring immediately above groove; reproduction by fixed sporosacs borne on the hydranth body below the tentacles; reproductive hydranth often reduced to blastostyle, male gonophores usually with several chambers in linear series, female gonophores initially with curved spadix, each spadix holding a single egg.  [details]
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Family Eudendriidae - Genus Eudendrium
Family Eudendriidae - ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1600
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2009-04-28 12:00:23Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2010-01-04 14:29:07Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2010). Eudendriidae L. Agassiz, 1862. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1600 on 2017-02-20
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