WoRMS taxon details

Protohydridae Allman, 1888

22788  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22788)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish
recent only
Allman, G. J. 1888. Report on the Hydroida dredged by H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Part II.- The Tubularinae, Corymorphinae, Campanularinae, Sertularinae, and Thalamophora. The Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger, Zoology 70: 1-90. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/195817#page/343/mode/1up
page(s): Liii [details]   
Taxonomy 
The taxonomic position is unclear due to the very simple morphology.  
Taxonomy 
The taxonomic position is unclear due to the very simple morphology. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Protohydridae Allman, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22788 on 2018-02-21
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
db_admin
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z
changed
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z
changed
2013-02-22 16:26:12Z
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2013-02-28 11:56:04Z
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original description Allman, G. J. 1888. Report on the Hydroida dredged by H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Part II.- The Tubularinae, Corymorphinae, Campanularinae, Sertularinae, and Thalamophora. The Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger, Zoology 70: 1-90. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/195817#page/343/mode/1up
page(s): Liii [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 
Solitary, small, elongated hydroids usually living in brackish-waters; without tentacles and gonophores, pedal disc formed by epidermal tissue only; gametes bulging into gastric cavity, nematocysts: stenoteles and isorhizas [details]

Taxonomy 
The taxonomic position is unclear due to the very simple morphology. [details]