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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerocorynidae Prévot, 1959 
AphiaID: 22791

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 editorCapitata (Suborder)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata
Source  basis of record Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocoryne Wedler & Larson, 1986
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerocoryne Pictet, 1893

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorynetes Haeckel, 1879 (nomen dubium, unrecognizable)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorynitis McCrady, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerocoryne Pictet, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipurella Hargitt, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerocoryne Pictet, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinvillea Mayer, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerocoryne Pictet, 1893
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony stolonal or erect, creeping stolons; hydrocaulus long, unbranched or slightly branched; hydranth vasiform with bulbous base and long, conical hypostome; no oral tentacles but numerous solid, single or trifid capitate tentacles in 3-5 closely set whorls around broadest part of hydranth body; gonophores borne singly or on short, branching blastostyles between or below tentacles, free medusae or eumedusoids.
Medusa umbrella bell-shaped, apical mesoglea thick, apical projection conical or dome-shaped, with broad apical chamber; manubrium either flask-shaped or cruciform, base quadrate; mouth round or cruciform; in non mature specimens gonads interradial, may be divided in adradial masses by longitudinal median grooves, gonads adnate along perradii in adult specimens; four hollow, marginal tentacles with either adaxial or spirally-arranged nematocyst clusters and terminating in an ellipsoid nematocyst knob; marginal bulbs clasping exumbrella, with an adaxial expansion; one abaxial ocellus per tentacle. [details]
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Family Sphaerocorynidae - Genus Sphaerocoryne
Family Sphaerocorynida...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22791
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Sphaerocorynidae Prévot, 1959. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22791 on 2014-04-21
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