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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelopsidae Mayer, 1910 
AphiaID: 16357

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 editorAplanulata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelopsidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplanulata
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelopsinae Mayer, 1910
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagohydridae Dendy, 1902. (not in use)
Sources  original description Mayer, A. G. 1910. Medusae of the world. Hydromedusae, Vols. I & II. Scyphomedusae, Vol III. Carnegie Institution, Washington. pp. 735, plates 1-76., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16794#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 6; note: Introduced as Margelopsinae [details] [full text]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClimacocodon Uchida, 1924
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelopsis Hartlaub, 1897
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagohydra Dendy, 1902

Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelopsinae Mayer, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargelopsidae Mayer, 1910
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Capitata with solitary, pelagic hydroids; hydrocaulus absent or reduced to a small process; hydranth vasiform, tentacles filiform to moniliform, arranged into two separate sets, oral tentacles in one or several whorls; aboral tentacles either in two to three alternating whorls or numerous and scattered over most of body; medusa buds among the tentacles or over the aboral tentacles. Medusa manubrium with simple mouth; gonads surrounding manubrium entirely; four radial canals; tentacles solid, generally moniliform, two or more tentacles per marginal bulb, in some genera tentacles also issuing at different levels on exumbrella; without ocelli.  [details]
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Family Margelopsidae - Genus Margelopsis
Family Margelopsidae -...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:16357
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-02-22 16:26:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2015-06-30 06:50:13Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Margelopsidae Mayer, 1910. In: Schuchert, P. (2015) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=16357 on 2015-08-29
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