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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEperetmus Bigelow, 1915 
AphiaID: 267416

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 editorEperetmus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEperetmus typus Bigelow, 1915 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOlindiidae Haeckel, 1879
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEperetmus Bigelow, 1915
Sources  original description Bigelow H.B. (1915a). Eperetmus, a new genus of Trachomedusae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 49(2114): 399-494, pl. 59., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/53483#page/539/mode/1up
page(s): 399 [details]

redescription Nagao, Z., 1973. The life history of Eperetmus typus Bigelow and the systematics of family Olindiadidae (Limnomedusae). In: T. Tokioka & S. Nishimura, eds, Recent trends in research in coelenterate biology. The Proceedings of the second international symposium on Cnidaria. Publs Seto mar. biol. Lab. 20 : 89-102. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEperetmus typus Bigelow, 1915
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 Olindiidae medusa with 4 radial canals and several blind centripetal canals, nematocyst knobs on oral lips; numerous tentacles of one kind, not in-groups, at different heights above umbrella margin, with nematocyst rings; gonads on radial canals; numerous statocysts.
Hydroid colony stolonal; small hydranths arising at intervals from creeping, rather thick stolon, never forming a network, hydranths with a single elongated filiform tentacle below hypostome, stem below tentacle covered by thin membranous sheath often wrinkled by hydranth contraction, usually encrusted by mud particles; gonophores as medusa buds borne singly at the base of hydroid on a short peduncle.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Southern Alaska, 55°03'N 131°08'W. [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267416
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-01-12 06:56:06Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2012-07-20 12:51:30Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-07-18 07:12:44Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Eperetmus Bigelow, 1915. In: Schuchert, P. (2016). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267416 on 2016-12-03
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