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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicreatidae Fewkes, 1886 
AphiaID: 16844

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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachymedusae
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 editorBotrynema Browne, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicreas Fewkes, 1882
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliscera Vanhöffen, 1902
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalitrephes Bigelow, 1909
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomoeonema Maas, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVaritentacula He, 1980
Environment marine, 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
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Trachymedusae with wide, circular manubrium; mouth circular, without distinct lips; without peduncle; without centripetal canals; usually with eight radial canals (except Varitentaculata which has four), radial canals broad; numerous marginal tentacles of different size, but all structurally alike and arranged in a single series; each marginal tentacle with flexible proximal portion and stiff distal portion; with pendant statocysts. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Halicereidae [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Halicreatidae
Halicreatidae
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:16844
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2011-02-04 06:57:20Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Halicreatidae. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=16844 on 2014-09-23
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