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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialuciidae Kramp, 1955 
AphiaID: 196238

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 editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialuciidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialuciidae Kramp, 1955
Sources  original description Kramp P. L. (1955c). The medusae of the tropical West Coast of Africa. Atlantide Report. 3: 239-324.
page(s): 262 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialucium Maas, 1905
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa with small manubrium; no peduncle; four simple radial canals; gonads on radial canals, completely surrounding them, separated from manubrium; more than four marginal tentacles, hollow; between tentacles many small, conical rudimentary bulbs; with closed statocysts. Hydroid colony stolonal; hydrotheca cup-shaped, radially symmetrical, no diaphragm, pedicel long, not annulated; hydranth with spherical hypostome.  [details]
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Family Phialuciidae: medusa and polyp in hydrotheca, note spherical mouth region of polyp
Family Phialuciidae: m...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196238
Edit history
Date   action   by
2005-12-30 14:07:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-02-19 07:08:47Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Phialuciidae Kramp, 1955. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196238 on 2017-10-17
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