World Hydrozoa Database


Hydrozoa taxon details

Rathkeidae 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.
page(s): 137 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Rathkeidae Russell, 1953. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=19485 on 2018-05-23
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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.
page(s): 137 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (ofLizusidae Haeckel, 1879) Haeckel E. (1879). Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena. 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101461#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 80 [details]   

original description  (ofLizziinae Russell, 1953) Russell, F.S., 1953. The medusae of the British Isles. Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae and Narcomedusae. : 1-530, pls. 1-35.
page(s): 144 [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 
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Diagnosis 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]