Solmarisidae

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Solmarisidae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order: Narcomedusae
Family: Solmarisidae
Haeckel, 1879 [1]
Genera

Solmarisidae is a family of hydrozoans in the order Narcomedusae. The name is sometimes spelled "Solmaridae".

Characteristics[edit]

Members of this family have dome-shaped bells and numerous tentacles set above the undulating margin of the bell. They do not have gastric pouches as do other members of the order. The gonads are situated inside the wall of the stomach.[2]

Genera and species[edit]

The World Register of Marine Species lists the following genera and species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Peter Schuchert (2011). Schuchert P, ed. "Solmarisidae". World Hydrozoa database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Order Narcomedusae - Haeckel, 1879 The Hydrozoa Directory. Retrieved 2011-11-06.