WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphidae Stechow, 1920

233224  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:233224)

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphinae Stechow, 1920 (accepted as family )
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Schuchert, P.; Boero, F. (2017). Thyroscyphidae Stechow, 1920. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=233224 on 2018-01-17

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphinae Stechow, 1920) Stechow, E. (1920). Neue Ergebnisse auf dem Gebiete der Hydroidenforschung. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft für Morphologie und Physiologie in München. 31: 9-45.
page(s): 16; note: as subfamily [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
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]