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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodiceidae Agassiz, 1862 
AphiaID: 1610

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 editorLaodiceidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodiceidae Agassiz, 1862
Sources  original description Agassiz, L. 1862a. Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. Vol. IV. Little Brown, Boston, pp. 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54510#page/9/mode/1up
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGuillea Bouillon, Pages, Gili, Palanques, Puig & Heussner, 2000
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea Lesson, 1843
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertissa Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychogena A. Agassiz, 1865
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurostoma Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWuvula Bouillon, Seghers & Boero, 1988

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodice Lesson, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea Lesson, 1843
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertella Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertissa Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctorhopalon von Lendenfeld, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea Lesson, 1843
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurodiscalma Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurodiscus Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurodiscema Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurodiscus Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurophora Brandt, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurostoma Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxorchis Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurodiscus Haeckel, 1879
Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa with marginal cordyli, cordyli with or without nematocysts; with or without marginal cirri; with four or eight simple radial canals; marginal tentacles hollow; gonads on radial canals, on radial canals and lobes of manubrium, or on manubrial pouches; with or without adaxial ocelli; without statocysts.
Hydroid colony stolonal, hydrotheca sessile, tubular, turning gradually into a pyramidal operculum formed by numerous converging flaps, with visible crease-line basally; hydrotheca often with transversal growth-rings, sometimes with basal constriction at origin, or exceptionally a poorly delimited pedicel; hydranth without intertentacular web, tentacles amphicoronate; gonotheca like hydrotheca but larger.  [details]
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Family Laodiceidae; medusa, enlarged bell margin, and hydrotheca
Family Laodiceidae; me...
Melicertissa rosea from Bouillon (1984b)
Melicertissa rosea fro...
Laodicea undulata from Mediterranean
Laodicea undulata from...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1610
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2015-12-04 13:37:08Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Laodiceidae Agassiz, 1862. In: Schuchert, P. (2015) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1610 on 2016-02-10
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