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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterotentaculidae Schuchert, 2010 
AphiaID: 527180

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 editorHeterotentaculidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRusselliidae Kramp, 1957 (invalid name)
Sources  original description Schuchert, P. (2010). The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Capitata Part 2. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 117: 337-555.
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterotentacula Schuchert, 2010
Environment marine, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid: unknown. Medusa umbrella with apical projection. Manubrium on gastric peduncle, four unbranched oral filiform tentacles attached above mouth margin, mouth simple, lips indistinct. Marginal tentacles in 8 groups, 4 perradial and 4 interradial, each group with one large tentacle flanked by two small tentacles; large tentacles hollow, without basal swellings, basal part adnate to umbrella and sunk into deep furrows of umbrella margin, adaxial ocellus at base of free portion of each tentacle. Gonads in 8 large adradial pads on manubrium wall.  [details]
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Family Heterotentaculidae - Genus Heterotentacula
Family Heterotentaculi...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:527180
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2010-09-27 07:25:28Z  created  Schuchert, Peter
2011-02-26 17:56:34Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2011). Heterotentaculidae. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=527180 on 2017-09-21
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