WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarcomedusae

16349  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:16349)

Haeckel, 1879
accepted
Order
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Haeckel E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena. 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101461#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 299 [details]   
Schuchert, P. (2016). Narcomedusae. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=16349 on 2017-12-18

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-04-29 13:54:41Z
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2016-10-31 07:53:57Z
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2016-11-18 07:24:25Z
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original description Haeckel E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena. 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101461#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 299 [details]   

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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 
Hydrozoa without polyp stage or only very reduced and modified polyp stage.
Meduse with bell composed of a lens-shaped mass of jelly and much thinner sides, tentacles inserting above bell margin, no tentacular bulbs, bell margin lobed, stomach big, not forming a distinct manubrium, without radial canals; Statocysts almost always external, of endo-ectodermal origin.
Some abberrant forms without bell, wormlike, with four swimming lappets.
No stenoteles. Predominantly forms of the open sea and deeper waters. [details]
 



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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor剛クラゲ  [details]