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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis A. Agassiz, 1862 
AphiaID: 267759

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorynidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorynidae Johnston, 1836
Sources 
status source Nawrocki, A. M., Schuchert, P., & Cartwright, P. 2010. Phylogenetics and evolution of Capitata (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa), and the systematics of Corynidae. Zoologica Scripta 39(3): 290-304., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2009.00419.x [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis haplus Skogsberg, 1948
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis karafutoensis Kishinouye, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis penicillatus (Eschscholtz, 1829)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis campanula Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis penicillatus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis minuta Murbach & Shaerer, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis penicillatus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis montereyensis Skogsberg, 1948 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis penicillatus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis pinnatus Haeckel, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyorchis penicillatus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Environment marine, 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 Medusa: marginal hollow tentacles numerous, in a simple row along exumbrella margin; tentacular bulbs tubular, adnate, with ocellus on short spur; four radial canals with numerous, short, blind lateral diverticula; ring canal with or without branched diverticula; gastric peduncle pronounced; manubrium prismatic with pendant sausage-shaped bearing the gonads; four crenulated oral lips with distinct nematocysts rows.
Polyp unknown [details]
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Polyorchis penicillatus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Polyorchis penicillatu...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267759
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-03-14 06:34:33Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2012-05-07 11:41:38Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Polyorchis A. Agassiz, 1862. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267759 on 2014-09-01
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