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CNIDARIA (hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

ANTHOZOA Ehrenberg, 1834 (sea anemones and corals)
HEXACORALLIA (sea anemones and true corals), eg: Aulactinia verrucosa (Gem Anemone) - In shallow pool on mid-shore OCTOCORALLIA (soft corals), eg: Eunicella verrucosa (Pink Sea-fan) - Fresh specimen
Class 14 subtaxa 9 ident refs
HYDROZOA Owen, 1843 (hydroids)
HYDRIODOLINA (a subclass of hydroids), eg: Hydra viridissima (Green Hydra) - On leaf LEPTOTHECATA (an order of coelenterates), eg: Obelia geniculata (a hydroid) - Polyp SIPHONOPHORAE (an order of coelenterates), eg: Physalia physalis (Portuguese Man O'war or Man-of-war) - Washed up floats of Portuguese Man 'o War
Class 12 subtaxa 24 ident refs
SCYPHOZOA (jellyfish)
RHIZOSTOMEAE (an order of jellyfish), eg: Rhizostoma pulmo (Barrel Jellyfish, Rootmouth Jellyfish (Or SEMAEOSTOMEAE (an order of jellyfish), eg: Aurelia aurita (Moon Jellyfish) - Top view Unidentified Scyphozoa (Unidentified Jellyfish), eg: Unidentified Scyphozoa (Unidentified Jellyfish) - Swimming in shallow water
Class 5 subtaxa 3 ident refs
STAUROZOA Marques & Collins, 2004 (a class of coelenterates) Class 1 subtaxon  
STAUROMEDUSAE Haeckel, 1879 (stalked jellyfish)
Order 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN): http://www.marlin.ac.uk/gallerycategory.php?gcatid=8 The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN)
Conway, D.V.P., 2012 Marine zooplankton of southern Britain. Part 1: Radiolaria, Heliozoa, Foraminifera, Ciliophora, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Rotifera and Mollusca
Cornelius, P.F.S., 1995 North-West European Thecate Hydroids and their Medusae
Gosse, P.H., 1860 A History of the British Sea-anemones and Corals
Pennington, A.S., 1885 British Zoophytes: an introduction to the hydroida, actinozoa, and polyzoa found in Great Britain, Irleand, and the Channel Islands
Russell, F.S., 1953 The Medusae of the British Isles - Vol. I: Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae, and Narcomedusae
Russell, F.S., 1970 The Medusae of the British Isles - Vol.II - Pelagic Scyphozoa, with a supplement to Vol. I.

Marine

Gibson, R., Hextall, B. & Rogers, A., 2001 Photographic Guide to the Sea & Shore Life of Britain & North-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1990 The Marine Fauna of the British Isles and north-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1996 (littoral and sublittoral fauna) Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/ Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 general literature references to CNIDARIA (hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

CNIDARIA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 12 feeding and other relationships of CNIDARIA (hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

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