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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRusselliidae Kramp, 1957 
AphiaID: 174236

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 editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRusselliidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (invalid name)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterotentaculidae Schuchert, 2010
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
Sources  basis of record Cnidaria Antarctic checklist (look up in IMIS[details]

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Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRussellia Kramp, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterotentacula Schuchert, 2010
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis DIAGNOSIS: Medusa umbrella with apical projection. Manubrium on gastric peduncle, four unbranched oral filiform tentacles attached above mouth margin, mouth simple, lips indistinct. Marginal tentacles in 8 groups, 4 perradial and 4 interradial, each group with one large tentacle flanked by two small tentacles; large tentacles hollow, without basal swellings, basal part adnate to umbrella and sunk into deep furrows of umbrella margin, adaxial ocellus at base of free portion of each tentacle. Gonads in 8 large adradial pads on manubrium wall. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174236
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Date   action   by
2005-07-14 07:37:10Z  created  Claus, Simon
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2009-04-28 12:00:23Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2010-09-27 07:25:28Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Russelliidae Kramp, 1957. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174236 on 2014-11-26
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