Hydrozoa taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralomedusidae Russell, 1971 
AphiaID: 266966

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroidolina > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralomedusa Russell, 1970
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatystomidae Zhang, 1982 (invalid name)
Sources  original description Russell, F.S., 1971. On the female of the medusa Australomedusa baylii. J. Zool., Lond. 164 1: 133-135. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralomedusa Russell, 1970
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctorathkea Uchida, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZhangiella Bouillon, Gravili, Pages, Gili & Boero, 2006

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctobulbacea Zamponi, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGossea L. Agassiz, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatystoma Zhang, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZhangiella Bouillon, Gravili, Pages, Gili & Boero, 2006
Environment marine, brackish, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtype  carnivore [details]
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Hydroids stolonal, hydranth naked, with a single row of filiform oral tentacles near the middle of the body, hypostome extensible.
Medusa with simple mouth lips; four or exceptionally eight simple radial canals; perradial tentacles grouped into four clusters, with or without four groups of interradial tentacles or four interradial rudimentary bulbs; gonads on manubrium or on manubrium and partially on proximal part of radial canals; with or without ocelli. [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:266966
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Date   action   by
2008-01-09 13:56:12Z  created  Decock, Wim
2008-01-10 07:31:11Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2009-04-28 12:00:23Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2009-06-10 10:37:21Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2014). Australomedusidae Russell, 1971. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database at http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=266966 on 2014-07-24