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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocannoididae Bouillon, Boero & Seghers, 1991 
AphiaID: 266958

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 editorOctocannoididae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Sources  original description Bouillon, J., F. Boero & G. Seghers, 1991. Notes additionelles sur les méduses de Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria) IV. Additional notes on the medusae of Papua New Guinea (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): IV. Cah. Biol. mar. 32 3: 387-411.
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocannoides Menon, 1932
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 
Medusa with eight simple radial canals; eight normal marginal tentacles and16-32 short, club-shaped tentaculae, all marginal structures with black pigmented spots; manubrium short; mouth with eight simple lips; no gastric peduncle and excretory papillae; gonads along radial canals, split into two lateral halves; with numerous statocysts; no ocelli; no cirri. Hydroid phase unknown.  [details]
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Octocannoides ocellata from Bouillon, Boero, Seghers (1991)
Octocannoides ocellata...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266958
Edit history
Date   action   by
2008-01-09 13:56:12Z  created  Decock, Wim
2009-06-15 18:10:07Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2013). Octocannoididae. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266958 on 2017-10-20
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