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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSugiuridae Bouillon, 1984 
AphiaID: 266959

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 editorSugiuridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSugiuridae Bouillon, 1984
Sources  original description Bouillon, J. (1984). HydromĂ©duses de la Mer de Bismarck (Papouasie - Nouvelle - GuinĂ©e). Partie IV: Leptomedusae (Hydrozoa - Cnidaria). Indo-Malayan Zool. 1(1): 25-112.
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSugiura Bouillon, 1984
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colony stolonal; hydrotheca cylindrical, tapering distally, on a short pedicel; operculum pyramidal, formed by numerous convergent flaps that are not demarcated by a basal crease line; hydranth with intertentacular web; gonothecae unknown. Medusa umbrella more or less elliptical, with up to six manubria (exceptionally 9), generally with four radial canals per well developed manubrium, in mature animals usually all joining circular canal but often incomplete canals; no centripetal canals; two to six ovoid gonads on some radial canals; marginal tentacles numerous; numerous statocyst; asexual reproduction by fission. [details]
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Family Sugiuridae: typical polyp and medusa
Family Sugiuridae: typ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266959
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Date   action   by
2008-01-09 13:56:12Z  created  Decock, Wim
2011-03-11 07:10:22Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-06-03 11:41:57Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2015). Sugiuridae Bouillon, 1984. In: Schuchert, P. (2015) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266959 on 2017-02-22
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