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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachymedusae 
AphiaID: 16350

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 editorTrachylinae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachymedusae (Order)
Authority Haeckel, 1866
Status accepted
Rank Order
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachylinae
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachymedusae
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachomedusae (spelling variant)
Sources  original description Haeckel, E. H. P. A. (1866). Generelle morphologie der Organismen. Allgemeine Grundz├╝ge der organischen Formen-wissenschaft, mechanisch begr├╝ndet durch die von Charles Darwin reformirte Descendenztheorie, von Ernst Haeckel. Berlin,G. Reimer. , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.3953 [details]

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 Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeryoniidae Eschscholtz, 1829
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicreatidae Fewkes, 1886
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetasidae Haeckel, 1879
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychogastriidae Mayer, 1910
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhopalonematidae Russell, 1953

Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectyllidae Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychogastriidae Mayer, 1910
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychogastridae Mayer, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychogastriidae Mayer, 1910
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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 Medusa bell hemispherical to higher than broad, margin not lobed, with ring of thickened tissue studded with nematocysts, mostly with 8 radial canals, 4, 6 or more than 8 also possible, gonads on radial canals or at junction of radial canals and manubrium, statocysts of endo-ectodermal origin. Polyp stage absent, development direct. Cnidome can include stenoteles. Predominantly forms of the open sea and deeper waters.  [details]
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Haliscera conica: Trachymedusae
Haliscera conica: Trac...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:16350
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-29 13:54:41Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-02-17 18:29:02Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Trachymedusae. In: Schuchert, P. (2016) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=16350 on 2016-05-04
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