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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchidae Agassiz, 1862 
AphiaID: 266974

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 editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata (Suborder)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorynidae Johnston, 1836
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata
Sources 
status source Nawrocki, A. M., Schuchert, P., & Cartwright, P. 2010. Phylogenetics and evolution of Capitata (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa), and the systematics of Corynidae. Zoologica Scripta 39(3): 290-304., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2009.00419.x [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid: unknown.
Medusa rather large, gastric peduncle usually well developed; manubrium prismatic, with perradial pouches, 4 oral lips studded with nematocysts; 4 radial canals with or without blind side branches; gonads either spiral or sausage-shaped on perradial manubrial pouches only; tentacles numerous (24-260) with stout elongate bulbs; abaxial ocelli.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The phylogenetic analysis of Nawrocki et al. (2010) has shown that the Polyorchidae are actually part of the Corynidae clade.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266974
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  created  Decock, Wim
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2011-03-17 13:16:02Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-03-22 08:23:05Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Polyorchidae Agassiz, 1862. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266974 on 2014-04-21
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