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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcaulidae Fraser, 1924 
AphiaID: 22776

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 editorAplanulata (Suborder)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplanulata
Sources  original description Fraser, C. M. 1924. Acaulis primarius Stimpson. - Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Sec. V. 173: 165-173. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcaulis Stimpson, 1854
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcauloides Bouillon, 1965
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptohydra Thomas, Edwards & Higgins, 1995
Environment marine, 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 Hydroid solitary, body divided into basal and distal part. Basal part conical to cylindrical, covered or not by gelatinous perisarc which may form anchoring filaments. Distal part with tentacles, tentacles capitate or indistinctly capitate. Upper part of hydranth with one or two oral whorls of capitate tentacles and scattered capitate tentacles below; below capitate tentacles with or without one whorl of thick filiform tentacles Gonophores fixed sporosacs in the lower or middle part of the hydranth, sometimes with asexual reproduction by transverse fission [details]
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Family Acaulidae - Genus Acaulis: typical polyp
Family Acaulidae - Gen...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22776
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2010-06-25 10:42:00Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-02-22 16:26:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2013). Acaulidae. In: Schuchert, P. (2013) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22776 on 2014-04-17
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