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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalellidae Stechow, 1922 
AphiaID: 266991

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 editorFilifera (Suborder)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
Sources  original description Stechow, E., 1922. Zur Systematik der Hydrozoen, Stromatoporen, Siphonophoren, Anthozoen und Ctenophoren. Arch. Naturgesch. -88 3: 141-155. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalella Stechow, 1919

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalea Nutting, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalella Stechow, 1919
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colonies erect, branched, polysiphonic. Hydranths polymorphic. Gastrozooids with club-shaped body and with two well separated whorls of tentacles. Gonozooids with either one tentacle or none, with one whorl of gonophores. Dactylozooids small, tentacle- like. Gonophores released as immature medusae. Young medusa with four filiform tentacles, manubrium simple.  [details]
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Balella mirabilis (Nutting, 1906)
Balella mirabilis (Nut...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266991
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Date   action   by
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  created  Decock, Wim
2009-04-28 12:00:23Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2010-09-03 11:32:00Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Balellidae Stechow, 1922. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266991 on 2014-07-12
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