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HYDROZOA Owen, 1843 (hydroids)


Rank Taxon #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Subclass HYDRIODOLINA (a subclass of hydroids) 23 5 8 13
Order LEPTOTHECATA Cornelius, 1992 (an order of coelenterates)        
Family CAMPANULARIIDAE Johnston, 1836 (a family of hydroids)        
Species Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758) (a hydroid)   19 26  
Family PHIALELLIDAE Russell, 1953 (a family of hydroids)        
Species Phialella quadrata (Forbes, 1848) (a hydrozoan)   5 6  
Order LIMNOMEDUSAE (ORDER) Kramp, 1938 (an order of coelenterates)        
Family OLINDIIDAE Haeckel, 1879 (a family of jellyfish)        
Species Craspedacusta sowerbii Lankester, 1880 (Amazonian Freshwater Jellyfish)       4
Order SIPHONOPHORAE Eschscholtz, 1829 (an order of coelenterates)        
Family PHYSALIIDAE Brandt, 1835 (portuguese men o'war)        
Species Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Portuguese Man O'war or Man-of-war) 1      

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Apstein, C. & Brandt, K.A.H. (eds), 1911 Craspedote Medusen
Forbes, E., 1848 A monograph of the British naked-eyed Medusæ with figures of all the species
Goette, A., 1907 Vergleichende Entwicklungsgeschichte: Der Geschlechtsindividuen Der Hydropolypen
Hincks, T., 1868 A history of the British Hydroid Zoophytes
Johnston, G., 1838 A history of the British zoophytes
Kirkpatrick, P.A. & Pugh, P.R., 1984 Siphonophores and Veleliids
Rufford, P.J., 1902 Notes on British hydroid zoophytes and other subjects (polyzoan, conchological & geological)

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(hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

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