WoRMS taxon details

Melicertidae Agassiz, 1862

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

accepted
Family
Genus Melicertoides Kramp, 1959
Genus Melicertum sensu L. Agassiz, 1862
Genus Netocertoides Mayer, 1900
  » Species Netocertoides brachiatum Mayer, 1900
  » Species Netocertoides brachiatus Mayer, 1900 accepted as Netocertoides brachiatum Mayer, 1900 (incorrect gender suffix)

Genus Orchistomella Kramp, 1959 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Orchistomella applanata Kramp, 1959 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Orchistomella graeffei (Neppi & Stiasny, 1911) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Orchistomella tentaculata (Mayer, 1900) (taxon inquirendum)

Genus Melicerta Péron & Lesueur, 1810 accepted as Melicertum sensu L. Agassiz, 1862 (preoccupied by Melicerta Schrank, 1803 [Rotatoria])
Genus Melicertidium Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Melicertum sensu L. Agassiz, 1862 (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Agassiz, L. (1862). Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. <em>Little Brown, Boston.</em> 4: 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16068829
page(s): 349 [details]   
Schuchert, P. (2020). World Hydrozoa Database. Melicertidae Agassiz, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22798 on 2020-09-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2011-03-11 07:10:22Z
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original description Agassiz, L. (1862). Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. <em>Little Brown, Boston.</em> 4: 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16068829
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. <i>Thalassia Salent. 24</i>: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis 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 ハナクラゲモドキ科  [details]