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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtohydridae Allman, 1888 
AphiaID: 22788

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 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://19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-70/htm/%20Zool-70-doc.html
page(s): Liii [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtohydra Greeff, 1869
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSympagohydra Piraino, Blum, Gradinger & Boero, 2008
Environment marine, brackish
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 
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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 
The taxonomic position is unclear due to the very simple morphology. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Family Protohydridae - Genus Protohydra
Family Protohydridae -...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22788
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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
2013-02-22 16:26:12Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-02-28 11:56:04Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Protohydridae Allman, 1888. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22788 on 2014-09-19
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