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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphidae Stechow, 1920 
AphiaID: 233224

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 editorLeptothecata (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Source  basis of record Boero, Ferdinando (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParascyphus Ritchie, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSertularelloides Leloup, 1937
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymmetroscyphus Calder, 1986
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphoides Naumov, 1955
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUniscyphus Millard, 1977
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Colony forming upright shoots or stolonal, arising from a creeping hydrorhiza, commonly monopodial, with terminal growing points; hydrothecae radially to bilaterally symmetrical, pedicellate, or both sessile and pedicellate in the same colony, or sessile but adnate only at diaphragm level (?); hydrothecal margin either entire or with 2 to 4 teeth; operculum of one, 3 or 4 valves and either persistent or shed early; annular perisarcal diaphragm usually present; hydranths with mantle (ectodermal lamella) and a basal annular ectodermal fold; cnidome: microbasic and macrobasic mastigophores; gonophores as fixed sporosacs. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Thyroscyphus fruticosus
Thyroscyphus fruticosus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:233224
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Date   action   by
2006-07-26 13:27:50Z  created  Boero, Ferdinando
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Thyroscyphidae Stechow, 1920. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=233224 on 2014-11-01
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