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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytaeididae L. Agassiz, 1862 
AphiaID: 22801

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 editorFilifera (Suborder)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
Sources 
redescription Schuchert, P. 2007. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 2. Revue suisse de Zoologie 114: 195-396, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128673#page/25/mode/1up [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytaeis Eschscholtz, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacytaeis Bouillon, 1978a
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerarella Stechow, 1922

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylactella Haeckel, 1889 (nomen dubium)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroids sessile, usually not polymorphic, hydrorhiza reticulate, covered by perisarc, without spines; hydranth with one whorl of filiform tentacles below conical hypostome, naked, at base of hydranth perisarc forming a cup-shaped collar, sometimes hydranths of two sizes, smaller ones acting as dactylozooids; gonophores on hydrorhiza, developing into free medusae, or medusoids with four radial canals, or to fixed sporosacs. Medusa umbrella bell-shaped; manubrium bulbous; mouth simple, circular, with four or more unbranched oral arms, either on or above mouth rim; four radial canals and circular canal; four or eight solid marginal tentacles; gonads interradial or encircling manubrium; no ocelli.  [details]
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Family Cytaeididae  - Genus Cytaeis
Family Cytaeididae - ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22801
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-04-28 12:00:23Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Cytaeididae. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22801 on 2014-08-28
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