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HYDROZOA Owen, 1843 (hydroids)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

HYDRIODOLINA (a subclass of hydroids)
ANTHOATHECATA (an order of hydroids), eg: Hydra viridissima (Green Hydra) - On leaf
Subclass 13 ident refs
LEPTOTHECATA Cornelius, 1992 (an order of coelenterates) Order  
CAMPANULARIIDAE Johnston, 1836 (a family of hydroids) Family  
Obelia geniculata (Linnaeus, 1758) (a hydroid)
PHIALELLIDAE Russell, 1953 (a family of hydroids) Family  
Phialella quadrata (Forbes, 1848) (a hydrozoan)
LIMNOMEDUSAE (ORDER) Kramp, 1938 (an order of coelenterates) Order  
OLINDIIDAE Haeckel, 1879 (a family of jellyfish) Family  
Craspedacusta sowerbii Lankester, 1880 (Amazonian Freshwater Jellyfish) Species 4 ident refs
SIPHONOPHORAE Eschscholtz, 1829 (an order of coelenterates) Order  
PHYSALIIDAE Brandt, 1835 (portuguese men o'war) Family  
Physalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Portuguese Man O'war or Man-of-war)
Washed up floats of Portuguese Man 'o War

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)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to HYDROZOA (hydroids)

HYDROZOA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

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