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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacorynidae Picard, 1957 
AphiaID: 22785

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 editorParacorynidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacoryne Picard, 1957
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplanulata
Sources  original description Picard, J., 1957. Étude sur les hydroïdes de la superfamille Pteronematoidea, 1. Généralités. Bull. Inst. océanogr., Monaco 1106 : 1-12., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jphyscol:1977301 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacoryne Picard, 1957
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Attributed to Aplanulata due to similarity to Corymorphidae [details]
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Family Paracorynidae - Genus Paracoryne
Family Paracorynidae -...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22785
Edit history
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
2013-02-22 16:26:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-06-07 05:39:34Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2013). Paracorynidae Picard, 1957. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22785 on 2016-12-10
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