Synopsis of the families and genera of the hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species


This report provides a systematic review of the pelagic Hydrozoa, Siphonophores excluded; diagnoses and keys are given for the different families and genera with a short description of their hydroid stage where known; a list of the world-wide hydromedusae species is established.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i15910725v24p47

Keywords: Hydrozoa; Automedusae; Hydroidomedusae; systematics; diagnosis

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