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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumularioidea McCrady, 1859 
AphiaID: 731048

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 editorLeptothecata (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Superfamily
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptothecata
Source  basis of record Calder, D.R., 1997. Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda: (superfamily Plumularioidea). R. Ont. Mus. Life Sci. Contrib. 161 : 1-86. [details] [full text]

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taxa (4)

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 Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAglaopheniidae Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1890
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalopterididae Millard, 1962
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKirchenpaueriidae Stechow, 1921
Family Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlumulariidae Agassiz, 1862
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroid colonies erect, branched or not, stems mono- or polysiphonic; hydrothecae always uniseriate, sessile, and partly adnate, rim cusped or even; no true diaphragm, but a well-defined floor with usually excentric hydropore; hydranths with conical hypostome and single whorl of filiform tentacles; with gastrodermis differentiated into digestive and non-digestive portions. Nematophores always present, usually with protective nematotheca; gonotheca borne singly or grouped, unprotected or protected by modified hydrocladia or appendages; gonophores usually fixed sporosacs, rarely much reduced medusoid. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Superfamily Plumularioidea: colony form and hydrothecae
Superfamily Plumulario...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:731048
Edit history
Date   action   by
2013-05-21 11:03:14Z  created  Schuchert, Peter
2013-06-02 13:27:45Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2013-06-02 14:01:33Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Plumularioidea McCrady, 1859. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=731048 on 2014-10-23
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