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  Family Protohydridae

Genus Protohydra

    Species P. leuckarti -- North America.
    Species P. psamathe

Taxon Information

The Genus Protohydra is not recorded from fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Protohydra, in brackish estuaries, swamps, and creeks, some of which are almost fresh, rare along the New England coast; 1 species [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Cnidaria (Hydroids, jellyfish). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 61-76.

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