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Leptothecatae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 718926

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Leptomedusae Haeckel, 1866
 
  Common Name(s): thecate hydroids [English]
 
    hydromedusae [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomRadiata   
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
          SubphylumMedusozoa   
             ClassHydrozoa Owen, 1843 – hydralike animals, hydroids, hydrozoans, hydraires, hydrozoaires, água viva, hidra, hidrozoa, hidrozoário, pólipo  
                SubclassHydroidolina   
                   OrderLeptothecatae  – thecate hydroids, hydromedusae  
    Direct Children:  
                      Family Aequoreidae   
                      Family Aglaopheniidae   
                      Family Blackfordiidae   
                      Family Bonneviellidae   
                      Family Calycellidae   
                      Family Campanulariidae   
                      Family Campanulinidae Hinks, 1868  
                      Family Cirrholoveniidae   
                      Family Dipleurosomatidae   
                      Family Eirenidae Haeckel, 1879  
                      Family Eucheilotidae   
                      Family Haleciidae   
                      Family Halopterididae   
                      Family Kirchenpaueriidae   
                      Family Lafoeidae   
                      Family Laodiceidae   
                      Family Lovenellidae   
                      Family Malagazziidae Bouillon, 1984  
                      Family Melicertidae   
                      Family Mitrocomidae   
                      Family Octocannoidae Bouillon, Boero and Seghers, 1991  
                      Family Orchistomatidae Bouillon, 1984  
                      Family Phialellidae   
                      Family Phialuciidae Kramp, 1955  
                      Family Plumulariidae   
                      Family Sertulariidae Lamouroux, 1812  
                      Family Syntheciidae   
                      Family Thyroscyphidae   
                      Family Tiarannidae   
                      Family Tiaropsidae   
       
                    OrderLeptothecatae  incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                      Genus Cuspidella Hincks, 1866  
                      Genus Egmundella Stechow, 1921  
                      Genus Keratosum Hargitt, 1909  
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: The Hydrozoa Directory, website (version 7)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/mhng/hydrozoa/   
  Reference for: Leptothecatae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cairns, Stephen D., Dale R. Calder, Anita Brinckmann-Voss, Clovis B. Castro, Daphne G. Fautin,...  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Cnidaria and Ctenophora, Second Edition, 2002   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 28   
  Page(s): xi + 115   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-39-5, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Cairns, Stephen D., Dale R. Calder, Anita Brinckmann-Voss, Clovis B. Castro, Daphne G. Fautin, Philip R. Pugh, Claudia E. Mills, Walter C. Jaap, Mary N. Arai, Stephen H. D. Haddock, and Dennis M. Opresko   
  Reference for: Leptothecatae, hydromedusae [English], thecate hydroids [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Marques, Antonio C., and Allen G. Collins  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cladistic analysis of Medusozoa and cnidarian evolution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrate Biology, vol. 123, no. 1   
  Page(s): 23-42   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1077-8306   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptothecatae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Marques and Collins (2004) use the name Leptothecata for this group, but see Cairns et al. (2002) for name variation  
 

 

   

 
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