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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinulida 
AphiaID: 22755

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)
Authority Swedmark & Teissier, 1959
Status accepted
Rank Order
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachylinae
Sources  original description Swedmark, B. & G. Teissier, 1958c. Otohydra vagans n. g., n.sp., hydrozoaire des sables, apparanté aux Halammohydridées. C. r. hebd. séanc. Acad. Sci., Paris 247 2: 238-240.
page(s): 240 [details]

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 Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalammohydridae Remane, 1927
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtohydridae Swedmark & Teissier, 1958
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
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Very small, medusoid Hydrozoa without polyp phase, living in the sand interstitial, solitary, bell entirely or very much reduced, epidermis ciliated, 1-2 whorls of tentacles, statocysts present or not, club shaped and derived of ecto- and entodermal tissue; cnidome may include stenoteles.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Swedmark and Teissier (1958, 1959) introduced the taxon name in French as Actinulides. Subsequently, the Latin taxon names Actinulida and Actinulidae were used. The former spelling is preferable, as the ending -idae suggest a family rank. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22755
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-29 13:54:41Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2009-05-15 08:50:37Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2010-07-09 11:49:06Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Actinulida. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22755 on 2014-09-23
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