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  Subclass Hydroidolina

Order Anthoathecata (+ Athecata, + Anthomedusae)

    Suborder Aplanulata -- Wisconsin!
    Suborder Filifera -- midwestern North America.
    Suborder Capitata

Taxon Information

The Order Anthoathecata has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Anthoathecata, (Pechenik, 2015).
  • Anthomedusae, (Pechenik, 2015).
  • Anthoathecata, "approximately 1,140 valid species" (Daly et al., 2007).
  • Athecata, (Jankowski, 2001).
  • Anthomedusae, (Jankowski, 2001).


  • Pechenik, J.A. 2015. Biology of the Invertebrates, 7th edition. McGraw-Hill, NewYork.. 606 pp.
  • Daly, M., M.R. Brugler, P. Cartwright, A.G. Collins, M.N. Dawson, D.G. Fautin, S.C. France, C.S. McFadden, D.M. Opresko, E. Rodriguez, S.L. Romano & J.L. Stake. 2007. The phylum Cnidaria: A review of phylogenetic patterns and diversity 300 years after Linnaeus. Zootaxa 1668: 127-182. [Available online]
  • Jankowski, T. 2001. The freshwater medusae of the world — a taxonomic and systematic literature study with some remarks on other inland water jellyfish. Hydrobiologia 462: 91-113. [Available online]

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