WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlackfordiidae Bouillon, 1984

22793  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22793)

accepted
Family
marine
Bouillon, J., 1984a. RĂ©vision de la famille des Phialuciidae (Kramp, 1955) (Leptomedusae, Hydrozoa, Cnidaria), avec un essai de classification des Thecatae-Leptomedusae Indo-Malayan Zool. 1 1: 1-24.
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Schuchert, P. (2013). Blackfordiidae Bouillon, 1984. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22793 on 2017-12-17

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-09-08 12:01:38Z
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original description Bouillon, J., 1984a. RĂ©vision de la famille des Phialuciidae (Kramp, 1955) (Leptomedusae, Hydrozoa, Cnidaria), avec un essai de classification des Thecatae-Leptomedusae Indo-Malayan Zool. 1 1: 1-24.
page(s): 12 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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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Medusa with small and short manubrium; mouth with four long, drawn-out lips; numerous hollow tentacles; tentacle gastrodermis extending inwards from bell margin into bell mesogloea; four radial canals; gonads cover radial canals completely; no permanent rudimentary tentacles; numerous closed statocysts.
Hydroid colony stolonal, rarely slightly ramified; hydrotheca with diaphragm; operculum composed of numerous, converging, triangular flaps, showing no clear demarcation from hydrothecal margin; hydranth with one whorl of 12-16 filiform tentacles, with membranous intertentacular web; gonothecae developing on stem or on hydranth stalk, one medusa in each gonotheca. [details]