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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKirchenpaueriidae Stechow, 1921 
AphiaID: 22796

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 editorLeptothecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularioidea (Superfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularioidea McCrady, 1859
Source Not documented
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taxa (10)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicornopsis Bale, 1882
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKirchenpaueria Jickeli, 1883
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphinella Stechow, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOswaldella Stechow, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPycnotheca Stechow, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWimveria Stepanjants, Svoboda, Peña Cantero & Sheiko, 1998

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaumovia Stepanjants, Peña Cantero, Sheiko & Svoboda, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKirchenpaueria Jickeli, 1883
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioides Hincks, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphinella Stechow, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionema Hincks, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphinella Stechow, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVentromma Stechow, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKirchenpaueria Jickeli, 1883
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Colony either with erect, branched or unbranched hydrocaulus, monosiphonic or polysiphonic or stolonal (Ophinella); issued from a creeping hydrorhiza; hydrocladia alternate, arising in polysiphonic hydrocauli from a single dominant axial tube; hydrothecae small, occurring only on hydrocladia, with or without marginal cusps, with or without an abcauline intrathecal septum, adnate or not; nematophores with nematothecae often rudimentary or occurring as naked sarcostyles; when present, nematothecae simple, typically one-chambered although two-chambered in some species, not fused to hydrothecae; paired lateral nematophores and nematothecae absent; gonophores as fixed sporosacs; gonotheca solitary, lacking nematothecae, on stem or hydrocladia, exceptionally on hydrorhiza (Pycnotheca). [details]
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Family Kirchenpaueriidae: single plume, hydrothecae on branches, gonotheca
Family Kirchenpaueriid...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22796
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-05-25 06:13:45Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-06-02 13:27:45Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Kirchenpaueriidae Stechow, 1921. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22796 on 2014-07-14
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