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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoreohydridae Westblad, 1947 
AphiaID: 22777

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoreohydridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplanulata
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoreohydridae Westblad, 1947
Sources  original description Westblad, E., 1947. Notes on hydroids. Ark. Zool., Stockholm -39 5: 1-23. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotocnide Wagner, 1885
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammohydra Schulz, 1950

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoreohydra Westblad, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotocnide Wagner, 1885
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa umbrella evenly rounded with thick apical jelly; manubrium half as long as bell cavity, with or without broad, dome-shaped apical chamber; mouth simple, with ring of nematocysts; gonad forming thick ring around manubrium; four narrow radial canals
and narrow ring canal; four marginal bulbs each with a solid tentacle terminating in ovoid knob studded with nematocysts. No ocelli.
Hydroids solitary, small, with one whorl of reduced tentacles, capitate or not, located in the oral or median part of column; perisarc covering of base filmy or absent; gametes in body wall.  [details]
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Family Boreohydridae - Genus Boreohydra: typical polyp
Family Boreohydridae -...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22777
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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
2010-09-08 12:01:38Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-02-22 16:26:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-08-15 09:01:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Boreohydridae. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22777 on 2016-09-30
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