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Tiaropsidae

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Tiaropsidae is a family of cnidarians belonging to the order Leptothecata.[1]

Genera:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Tiaropsidae". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
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Tiaropsidae: Brief Summary

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Tiaropsidae is a family of cnidarians belonging to the order Leptothecata.

Genera:

Octogonade Zoja, 1896 Tiaropsidium Torrey, 1909 Tiaropsis Agassiz, 1849
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Diagnosis

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Medusa with 4 or 8 radial canals (exceptionally up to 16); one or two types of marginal tentacles (long and rudimentary, both with marginal bulbs); sense organs compound, comprising an ecto-endodermal ocellus and an open velar statocyst, no cirri. Hydroid colony ‘‘Cuspidella’’-like; hydrotheca tubular, sessile or with reduced pedicel; operculum of numerous flaps demarcated or not from the rest of hydrotheca by a creaseline; gonophores as free medusae, gonotheca tubular or rounded, laterally compressed, operculate or not, with short peduncle, growing singly from hydrorhiza.
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