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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraplatiidae Collins et al., 2008 
AphiaID: 394119

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 editorNarcomedusae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraplatiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarcomedusae
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraplatiidae Collins et al., 2008
Source  original description Collins, A. G., Bentlage, B., Alberto Lindner, A., Lindsay, D., Haddock, S.H. D., Jarms, G., Norenburg, J. L., Jankowski, T., & Paulyn Cartwright, P. (2008) Phylogenetics of Trachylina (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) with new insights on the evolution of some problematical taxa. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 88(8): 1673-1685., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315408001732
page(s): 11 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraplatia Busch, 1851
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Narcomedusae without bell, worm-like, body divided by groove into aboral and oral halves, along groove four marginal lappets used for swimming. Aboral and oral portion of body mayor may not be connected by four flying buttresses alternating with marginal lappets. Eight sense organs in marginal lappets. No tentacles. Four epidermal gonads each with paired aboral and oral lobes.  [details]
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Tetraplatia volitans
Tetraplatia volitans
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394119
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Date   action   by
2009-04-29 13:54:41Z  created  Schuchert, Peter
2015-10-13 08:48:44Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-12-19 06:42:32Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-12-22 11:17:46Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Tetraplatiidae Collins et al., 2008. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394119 on 2017-09-21
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