Limnomedusae Kramp, 1938

Calder, Dale R., 2010, Some anthoathecate hydroids and limnopolyps (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Hawaiian archipelago 2590, Zootaxa 2590 (1), pp. 1-91: 72

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2590.1.1

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scientific name

Limnomedusae Kramp, 1938
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Order Limnomedusae Kramp, 1938  

Limnomedusae Kramp, 1938: 107   .

Diagnosis. Hydrozoa  with polyps solitary or primitively colonial; hydranths small to minute, morphologically simple, sessile, lacking hydrothecae; hypostome, mouth, and gastric cavity present or absent; tentacles and perisarcal sheath present or absent; asexual reproduction frequent, by frustules, or frustule-like buds, or cysts.

Gonophores fixed or free eumedusoids, or medusae. Medusae, when present, with hemispherical to discoidal umbrella; tentacles hollow, lacking basal bulbs; marginal sense organs, when present, comprising internal statocysts; gonads on radial canals or manubrium.

Remarks. The history and phylogeny of Limnomedusae Kramp, 1938   has been reviewed by Daly et al. (2007) and Collins et al. (2008). Bouillon et al. (2006) included 21 genera in the family, many of them poorly known ( Jankowski 2001) and over half (12) being monotypic.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

Limnomedusae

Loc

Limnomedusae Kramp, 1938

Calder, Dale R. 2010
2010
Loc

Limnomedusae

Kramp, P. L. 1938: 107
1938