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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimedusidae Arai & Brinckmann-Voss, 1980 
AphiaID: 266993

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 accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimedusa Bigelow, 1916
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitata
Sources  original description Arai, M.N. & A. Brinckmann-Voss, 1980. Hydromedusae of British Columbia and Puget Sound. Can. Bull. Fish. aquat. Sci. 204 : 1-192.
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimedusa Bigelow, 1916
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimedusa typus Bigelow, 1916
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTiaricodon Browne, 1902
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTiaricodon coeruleus Browne, 1902
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrashimea Kishinouye, 1910
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrashimea globosa Kishinouye, 1910
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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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]
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Family Halimedusidae
Family Halimedusidae
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266993
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Date   action   by
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  created  Decock, Wim
2009-04-28 06:22:10Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Halimedusidae Arai & Brinckmann-Voss, 1980. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266993 on 2014-07-29
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