Hydrozoa taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathkeidae Russell, 1953

19485

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:19485

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Russell, F.S., 1953. The medusae of the British Isles. Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae and Narcomedusae. : 1-530, pls. 1-35. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Schuchert, P. (2009). Rathkeidae Russell, 1953. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=19485 on 2017-11-19

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Russell, F.S., 1953. The medusae of the British Isles. Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae and Narcomedusae. : 1-530, pls. 1-35. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296 (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Schuchert, P. (2007). The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera part 2. Revue suisse de Zoologie. 114: 195-396., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/128673#page/25/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Medusa bell-shaped, manubrium either with four elongated lips forming simple or branched oral arms with terminal knobs, or perradial unbranched oral tentacles inserted vertically or very oblique at level of mouth margin; immature animals with or without orthogonally arranged interradial medusa buds. With four or eight radial canals and a circular canal. Usually eight bulbs, interradial ones with more than one tentacle, rarely only four bulbs and four tentacles Ocelli absent. Gonads encircle manubrium completely
Hydroids (where known) colonial, arising from ramified stolons. Hydranths monomorphic, without pedicel, with one whorl of filiform tentacles. Medusa buds arise from stolons, or more rarely from base of hydranths. [details]