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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladonematidae Gegenbaur, 1857 
AphiaID: 16356

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 editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata (Suborder)
Status accepted
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Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladonema Dujardin, 1843
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladonemidae (incorrect spelling variant)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheriidae Russell, 1953 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gegenbaur, C. 1857. Versuch eines Systems der Medusen, mit Beschreibung neuer oder wenig gekannter Formen; zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Fauna des Mittelmeeres. - Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, Leipzig 8: 202-273, pls 7-9., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49190#page/210/mode/1up
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladonema Dujardin, 1843
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria Quatrefages, 1842
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurocladia Hartlaub, 1917

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendronema Haeckel, 1879 (nomen dubium)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavatella Hincks, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria Quatrefages, 1842
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidonema Gilchrist, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurocladia Hartlaub, 1917
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerpusa Schmidt, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutheria Quatrefages, 1842
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStauridia Forbes, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladonema Dujardin, 1843
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStauridium Krohn, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladonema Dujardin, 1843
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWandelia Bedot, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurocladia Hartlaub, 1917
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony stolonal; hydranth with one whorl of oral capitate tentacles, with or without aboral whorl of filiform tentacles; mouth giving into a preoral chamber formed by epidermal gland cells; medusa buds at base of hydranth or above filiform tentacles if such are present.
Medusa adapted to benthic mode of life and able to walk, some species still able to swim freely; with or without a thickened continuous or broken ring of nematocysts around umbrellar margin, with or without brood pouch above manubrium; manubrium cylindrical, with or without perradial pouches; mouth either with short lips, or with oral nematocyst clusters, or with ramified oral tentacles; gonads either completely surrounding manubrium, or on manubrial extrusions, or in special brood pouches; number of radial canals variable, some may be branched; marginal branched, with upper branches bearing nematocyst clusters and lower branches having adhesive organs; with abaxial ocelli on tentacle base.  [details]
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Eleutheria dichotoma , medusa, ca. 1.5 mm, Roscoff, France
Eleutheria dichotoma ,...
Family Cladonematidae - Genus Cladonema
Family Cladonematidae ...
Cladonema radiatum Dujardin, 1843
Cladonema radiatum Duj...
Staurocladia vallentini; Magellan Region, size 3 mm
Staurocladia vallentin...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:16356
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Cladonematidae Gegenbaur, 1857. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=16356 on 2014-07-29
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