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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialellidae Russell, 1953 
AphiaID: 1612

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 editorPhialellidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Sources  original description Russell, F.S., 1953. The medusae of the British Isles. Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae and Narcomedusae. : 1-530, pls. 1-35.
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialella Browne, 1902
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlicatotheca Calder & Vervoort, 1986
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony stolonal or erect sympodial, arising from a creeping hydrorhiza; hydrotheca pedicellate, tubular to deeply campanulate, persistent, with a cone-shaped operculum formed by separate triangular flaps demarcated or not from hydrothecal margin by a basal crease line; diaphragm present; gonophores as free medusae, gonotheca usually on stolons, sometimes on erect shoot. Medusa with small small manubrium; no gastric peduncle; four radial canals; gonads on radial canals, separated from manubrium and divided into two moieties by a median groove; tentacles hollow, smooth or moniliform; without excretory papillae, without cirri; eight closed statocysts, usually each on a bulbous-like swellings; without ocelli. [details]
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Family Phialellidae: medusa and part of polyp colony
Family Phialellidae: m...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1612
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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. (2015). Phialellidae. In: Schuchert, P. (2015) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1612 on 2015-11-28
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