WoRMS taxon details

Paracorynidae Picard, 1957

22785  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22785)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Picard, J., 1957. Étude sur les hydroïdes de la superfamille Pteronematoidea, 1. Généralités. Bull. Inst. océanogr., Monaco 1106 : 1-12. [details]   
Taxonomy Attributed to Aplanulata due to similarity to Corymorphidae  
Taxonomy Attributed to Aplanulata due to similarity to Corymorphidae [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Paracorynidae Picard, 1957. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22785 on 2018-02-23
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-10 07:31:11Z
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2009-04-28 06:22:10Z
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2013-02-22 16:26:12Z
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2013-06-07 05:39:34Z
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original description Picard, J., 1957. Étude sur les hydroïdes de la superfamille Pteronematoidea, 1. Généralités. Bull. Inst. océanogr., Monaco 1106 : 1-12. [details]   

basis of record Bouillon, J.; Gravili, C.; Pagès, F.; Gili, J.-M.; Boero, F. (2006). An introduction to Hydrozoa. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 194. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-580-1. 591 + 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Hydroid with polymorphic hydranths, differentiated into gastrozooids, gonozooids, and dactylozooids; colony flat, basal plate divided into upper layer of broad gastrodermal cavities and basal layer of large, parenchymatic gastrodermal cells continuous with those in dactylozooids, transversed by mesogloeal lamellae, all enveloped by a layer of epidermis, perisarc absent; gastrozooid short, stout, with one to four whorls of solid capitate tentacles; gonozooids short, lacking tentacles and mouth, bearing cryptomedusoid gonophores; eggs develop into actinulae within gonophore or into encysted resting stage; dactylozooids around edge of colony, long, finger-shaped, filled with parenchymatic gastrodermis.  [details]

Taxonomy Attributed to Aplanulata due to similarity to Corymorphidae [details]