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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetasidae Haeckel, 1879 
AphiaID: 22811

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 editorTrachylinae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachymedusae (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachymedusae
Source  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]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetasus Haeckel, 1879

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetasiella Uchida, 1947 (temporary name, invalid junior homonym of Petasiella Gude & Woodward 1921 [Mollusca])
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Trachymedusae with four radial canals; no peduncle and centripetal canals; manubrium well developed; four sac-like gonads on radial canals; marginal tentacles not in clusters, solid, with a terminal club-shaped knob of cnidocysts; pendant statocysts. [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:22811
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Petasidae Haeckel, 1879. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=22811 on 2014-04-19
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