WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelicertidae Agassiz, 1862

22798  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22798)

accepted
Family
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Agassiz, L. 1862a. Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. Vol. IV. Little Brown, Boston, pp. 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54510#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 349 [details]   
Schuchert, P. (2016). Melicertidae. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22798 on 2017-12-15

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
db_admin
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z
checked
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z
changed
2016-03-11 07:17:01Z
changed

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original description Agassiz, L. 1862a. Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. Vol. IV. Little Brown, Boston, pp. 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54510#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 349 [details]   

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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa with broad manubrium base; eight simple or bifurcated radial canals; marginal tentacles hollow; no cirri, no statocysts, no cordyli; with or without ocelli. Hydroid stolonal or sparingly branched, arising from creeping hydrorhiza stolonal; perisarc thinning away completely below hydranth base, no hydrotheca; hydranth naked, large, spindle-shaped, amphicoronate tentacles; no intertentacular web; gonophores borne on hydranth column, no gonothecae.  [details]
 



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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorハナクラゲモドキ  [details]