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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumulariidae Agassiz, 1862 
AphiaID: 1613

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 editorPlumularioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumulariidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularioidea McCrady, 1859
Source  basis of record Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallicarpa Fewkes, 1881
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladacanthella Calder, 1997
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentitheca Stechow, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippurella Allman, 1877
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertesia Lamouroux, 1812
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularia Lamarck, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplumaria Sars, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoplumaria Ramil & Vervoort, 1992
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSibogella Billard, 1911

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennularia Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemertesia Lamouroux, 1812
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonotheca Nutting, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularia Lamarck, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonothecella Stechow, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularia Lamarck, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynemertesia Broch, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplumaria Sars, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplumularia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplumaria Sars, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStechowia Nutting, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSibogella Billard, 1911
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Colonies erect, monosiphonic or polysiphonic, arising from creeping, rootlike, or disc-shaped hydrorhiza; hydrocauli branched or unbranched, hydrocladia alternate, opposite or in verticils, arising in polysiphonic hydrocauli from a single axial tube; hydrothecae typically small, uniseriate, usually at least partially adnate, occurring only on hydrocladia, with or without marginal cusps; nematophores with well developed nematothecae, not as naked sarcostyles; all nematothecae (axillar, cauline or hydrothecal) usually two-chambered (bithalamic) and movable, a minimum of three nematothecae adjacent to hydrothecae, one mesial inferior and a pair of lateral ones; gonophores as fixed sporosacs, exceptionally as swimming gonophores; gonothecae solitary, without nematothecae; with or without phylactocarps. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelling by Agassiz (1862: 358) was Plumularidae, Hincks (1868) introduced the correct spelling Plumulariidae. [details]
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Family Plumulariidae: typical forms
Family Plumulariidae: ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1613
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-06-02 13:27:45Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Plumulariidae. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1613 on 2014-11-28
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