Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Hydrozoa

Hydroidolina Collins & Marques, 2004

Rank: Subclass
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Subclass group names

Hydroida synonym


Anthoathecata Cornelius, 1992
Leptothecata Cornelius, 1992
Siphonophorae Eschscholtz, 1829


original description

Marques, A.C., Collins A.G., 2004. Cladistic analysis of medusozoa and cnidarian evolution. Inv. Biol. 123 1: 23-42.

basis of record

Bouillon, J.; Boero, F. (2000). Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hydromedusae of the world, with a list of the worldwide species. Thalassia Salent. 24: 47-296

additional source

Collins, A. G., Bentlage, B., Alberto Lindner, A., Lindsay, D., Haddock, S.H. D., Jarms, G., Norenburg, J. L., Jankowski, T., & Paulyn Cartwright, P. (2008) Phylogenetics of Trachylina (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) with new insights on the evolution of some problematical taxa. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 88(8): 1673-1685.

additional source

Collins, A.G., Schuchert P., Marques A.C., Jankowski T., Medina m., Schierwater B., 2006. Medusozoan phylogeny and character evolution clarified by new large and small subynit rDNA and an assessment of teh utility of phylogenetic mixture models. Syst. Biol. 55 1: 97-115.

additional source

Haeckel, E. 1879. Das System der Medusen. Erster Teil einer Monographie der Medusen. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 1: XX+1-360, 320 plates.

additional source

Bouillon, J.; Gravili, C.; Pagès, F.; Gili, J.-M.; Boero, F. (2006). An introduction to Hydrozoa. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 194. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-580-1. 591 + 1 cd-rom pp.



External Links



Schuchert, P. (2014). Hydroidolina. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:19494




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