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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodiidae Coward, 1909 
AphiaID: 22804

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  original description Coward, W.E., 1909. On Ptilocodium repens , a new gymnoblastic hydroid epizoic on a pennatulid. Versl. wis.-en natuurk. Afd. K. Akad. Wet. Amst. 17 2: 729-735.
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHansiella Bouillon, 1980
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHansiella fragilis Bouillon, 1980
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthella Stechow, 1909
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthella epigorgia Stechow, 1909
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthella reticulata (Bouillon, 1978)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthella doederleini Stechow, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthella epigorgia Stechow, 1909
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodium Coward, 1909
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodium repens Coward, 1909
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodium quadratum Werner, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium quadratum (Werner, 1965)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium Bouillon, 1967
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium brieni Bouillon, 1967
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium penicillatum Jarms, 1987
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium perradialis (Xu, Huang & Du, 2012)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium quadratum (Werner, 1965)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTregoubovia Picard, 1958
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTregoubovia atentaculata Picard, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTregoubovia penicillatum (Jarms, 1987) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium penicillatum Jarms, 1987
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTregoubovia perradialis Xu, Huang & Du, 2012 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium perradialis (Xu, Huang & Du, 2012)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthelloides Bouillon, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthella Stechow, 1909
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthelloides reticulata Bouillon, 1978 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrichthella reticulata (Bouillon, 1978)
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 
Hydroids sessile, hydrorhiza stolonal, reticular or encrusting and covered by naked coenosarc; hydranths polymorphic; gastrozooid without tentacles; dactylozooids with four or more capitate tentacles, sometimes filiform; gonophores on gonozooids or gastro-gonozooids; reproduction by fixed sporosacs, eumedusoids or free medusae. Medusa umbrella more or less bell-shaped; with or without radial exumbrellar furrows; centripetal tracks or exumbrellar rows of refringent spots; with marginal nematocyst ring; marginal tentacles absent or present, solid and nematocysts concentrated at tips; four radial canals and circular canal; manubrium tubular or bottle-shaped, with mouth arms with terminal nematocyst clusters, gonads adradial or interradial.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdentification 
KEY TO THE PTILOCODIDAE HYDROIDS:
1a dactylozooids of two types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hydrichthella
1b dactylozooids of one type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2a hydrorhiza crust-like, not covered by visible perisarc . . . . . . . . Ptilocodium
2b hydrorhiza a network of perisarc-protected tube-like stolons . . Thecocodium


KEY TO THE PTILOCODIDAE MEDUSAE:
1a no marginal tentacles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tregoubovia
1b with marginal tentacles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2a four interradial gonads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thecocodium
2b eight adradial gonads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hansiella

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Family Ptilocodiidae - Genus Ptilocodium: polyp stage
Family Ptilocodiidae -...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22804
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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). Ptilocodiidae Coward, 1909. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22804 on 2014-10-22
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