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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenellidae Russell, 1953 
AphiaID: 1611

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 editorLovenellidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucheilotidae Bouillon, 1984 (synonym)
Source  original description Russell, F.S., 1953. The medusae of the British Isles. Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae and Narcomedusae. : 1-530, pls. 1-35. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrholovenia Kramp, 1959
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucheilota McCrady, 1859
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydranthea Hincks, 1868
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenella Hincks, 1868
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMitrocomium Haeckel, 1879

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipleuron Brooks, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenella Hincks, 1868
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialium Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucheilota McCrady, 1859
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony stolonal or erect sympodial; hydrotheca pedicellate, elongate, everted-conical to bell-shaped, with diaphragm; operculum conical, formed either by many triangular plates in embayments of hydrothecal margin and demarcated from hydrothecal wall by crease line, or pleated continuation of the hydrothecal wall; hydrothecae in old specimens often reduced to a collar-shaped sheath around hydranth base; with or without intertentacular web; gonophores free medusae, gonothecae peduncled. Medusa manubrium short; no gastric peduncle; no excretory pores; four simple radial canals; marginal tentacles hollow, with lateral cirri; no marginal cirri; gonads on radial canals, not reaching manubrium; 16 or more statocysts when adult; no ocelli. [details]
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Family Lovenellidae, typical medusa
Family Lovenellidae, t...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1611
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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
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Lovenellidae Russell, 1953. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1611 on 2014-11-25
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