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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodium Coward, 1909 
AphiaID: 267794

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 editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodiidae Coward, 1909
Sources  original description Coward, W.E., 1909. On Ptilocodium repens , a new gymnoblastic hydroid epizoic on a pennatulid. Versl. wis.-en natuurk. Afd. K. Akad. Wet. Amst. 17 2: 729-735.
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodium repens Coward, 1909

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtilocodium quadratum Werner, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecocodium quadratum (Werner, 1965)
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroids sessile, hydrorhiza stolonal, reticular or encrusting and covered by naked coenosarc; hydranths polymorphic; gastrozooid without tentacles; dactylozooids with four or more capitate tentacles, sometimes filiform; gonophores on gonozooids or gastro-gonozooids; reproduction by fixed sporosacs, eumedusoids or free medusae. Medusa umbrella more or less bell-shaped; with or without radial exumbrellar furrows; centripetal tracks or exumbrellar rows of refringent spots; with marginal nematocyst ring; marginal tentacles absent or present, solid and nematocysts concentrated at tips; four radial canals and circular canal; manubrium tubular or bottle-shaped, with mouth arms with terminal nematocyst clusters, gonads adradial or interradial.  [details]
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Family Ptilocodiidae - Genus Ptilocodium: polyp stage
Family Ptilocodiidae -...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267794
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2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-03-14 06:34:33Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Ptilocodium Coward, 1909. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267794 on 2014-09-19
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