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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphidae Stechow, 1920
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphinae Stechow, 1920 (accepted as family )
Source  original description (of Checked: 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] [full text]

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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 editorThyroscyphus Allman, 1877
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUniscyphus Millard, 1977

Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphinae Stechow, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyroscyphidae Stechow, 1920
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]
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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
2017-08-31 08:56:38Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2017-08-31 10:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: 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/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=233224 on 2017-09-20
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