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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuninidae Bigelow, 1913 
AphiaID: 16845

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 editorNarcomedusae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuninidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarcomedusae
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuninidae Bigelow, 1913
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolmissidae Haeckel, 1879 (not in use)
Sources  original description Bigelow H.B. (1913). Medusae and Siphonophora collected by the U.S. steamer "Albatross" in the Northwestern Pacific. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 44(1946): 1-119, pls. 1-6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/53514#page/19/mode/1up
page(s): 56 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCunina Eschscholtz, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigiweddellia Bouillon, Pag├Ęs & Gili, 2001
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolmissus Haeckel, 1879

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

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAeginodorus Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCunissa Haeckel, 1879
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCunoctantha Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCunina Eschscholtz, 1829
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Narcomedusae with perradial and undivided stomach pouches; with or without peripheral canal system; with tentacles leaving umbrella opposite centre of each stomach pouch, equal in number to that of pouches; pouches not extending towards periphery not beyond the points of origin of tentacles; without secondary tentacles on umbrella margin; with or without otoporpae. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Cunina peregrina: Narcomedusae,  Cuninidae
Cunina peregrina: Narc...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:16845
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2010-12-16 13:14:56Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2015-04-16 12:23:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-11-17 07:11:53Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-11-18 07:24:25Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Cuninidae Bigelow, 1913. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=16845 on 2016-12-06
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