WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralomedusidae Russell, 1971

266966  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266966)

accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralomedusa Russell, 1970
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctorathkea Uchida, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZhangiella Bouillon, Gravili, Pages, Gili & Boero, 2006

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctobulbacea Zamponi, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGossea L. Agassiz, 1862 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatystoma Zhang, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZhangiella Bouillon, Gravili, Pages, Gili & Boero, 2006 (invalid homonym of Platystoma Meigen, 1803 [Diptera] and Platystoma Agassiz, 1829 [Pisces])
marine, brackish, terrestrial
recent only
Russell, F.S., 1971. On the female of the medusa Australomedusa baylii. J. Zool., Lond. 164 1: 133-135.
page(s): 135 [details]   
Schuchert, P. (2009). Australomedusidae Russell, 1971. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266966 on 2017-12-17

Date
action
by
2008-01-09 13:56:12Z
created
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z
changed
2009-04-28 12:00:23Z
changed
2009-06-10 10:37:21Z
changed

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original description Russell, F.S., 1971. On the female of the medusa Australomedusa baylii. J. Zool., Lond. 164 1: 133-135.
page(s): 135 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa with simple mouth lips; four or exceptionally eight simple radial canals; perradial tentacles grouped into four clusters, with or without four groups of interradial tentacles or four interradial rudimentary bulbs; gonads on manubrium or on manubrium and partially on proximal part of radial canals; with or without ocelli. Cnidome includes microbasic euryteles and desmonemes.
Hydroids stolonal, hydranth naked, with a single row of filiform oral tentacles near the middle of the body, hypostome extensible.  [details]
 



Feeding Type
carnivore [details]