WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimedusidae Arai & Brinckmann-Voss, 1980

266993 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266993)
accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Arai, M.N. & A. Brinckmann-Voss, 1980. Hydromedusae of British Columbia and Puget Sound. Can. Bull. Fish. aquat. Sci. 204 : 1-192.
page(s): 62 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Schuchert, P. (2009). Halimedusidae Arai & Brinckmann-Voss, 1980. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266993 on 2017-11-24

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2009-04-28 06:22:10Z
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original description Arai, M.N. & A. Brinckmann-Voss, 1980. Hydromedusae of British Columbia and Puget Sound. Can. Bull. Fish. aquat. Sci. 204 : 1-192.
page(s): 62 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Bouillon, J.; Gravili, C.; Pagès, F.; Gili, J.-M.; Boero, F. (2006). An introduction to Hydrozoa. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 194. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-580-1. 591 + 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source RAMS Hydrozoa checklist from Dr. Álvaro L. Peña Cantero (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid: polyps small (<0.2 mm), solitary; 3-8, generally 4 distal whorls of capitate tentacles, with a few scattered nematocysts along their length; medusa buds single, just below tentacles.
Medusa usually with a low gastric peduncle and with distinct interradial peaks in jelly above manubrium base; manubrium cruciform, with basal perradial lobes; mouth quadratic to cruciform, with lips lined by nematocysts; four radial canals; either with four perradial marginal tentacles or with four perradial marginal tentacles and four interradial groups of tentacles, all hollow at base; gonads either on manubrium or on manubrium and perradial lobes; no mesenteries; marginal bulbs cylindrical, with abaxial ocelli. [details]