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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrohydra Hashimoto, 1981 
AphiaID: 267243

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 editorTrachylinae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnomedusae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrohydra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrohydra japonica Hashimoto, 1981 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrohydra Hashimoto, 1981
Sources  original description Hashimoto, H., 1981. A new fresh-water hydroid, Astrohydra japonica. Annot. Zool. Jpn. 54 3: 207-212.
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrohydra japonica Hashimoto, 1981
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 
Hydroid solitary, barrel-shaped, with 10-30 very fine, filiform tentacles, irregularly strewn over hydranth; frustules and medusa buds on hydranth body.
Medusa only juvenile known; up to 29 hollow marginal tentacles without marginal bulbs, each bearing many unicellular long and straight bristle-like expansions with one to three nematocysts on apices; manubrium quadrangular; mouth with 4 small lips; radial canals usually 4; up to 15 spherical statocysts, gonads unknown.
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Astrohydra japonica, polyp stage
Astrohydra japonica, p...
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Astrohydra japonica, youn medusa
Astrohydra japonica, y...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267243
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-09-03 11:32:00Z  checked  Schuchert, Peter
2012-07-20 12:51:30Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-07-15 06:09:29Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Astrohydra Hashimoto, 1981. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267243 on 2016-08-27
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