Overview

Brief Summary

Fossil species

recent & fossil

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Diagnosis

Hydroid colony forming massive, calcareous exoskeletons (= coenosteum) of varied shape; coenosteum with an internal complex network of coenosarcal tubes and covered externally by a thin ectodermal layer, coenosteal surface perforated by pores; margins of pores not elevated; large gastropores surrounded by smaller dactylopores, forming indistinct cyclosystems; polyps polymorphic; gastrozooids relatively short and stout, with an oral whorl of four to seven short capitate tentacles, arising from gastropores; dactylozooids long, slender, mouthless, with scattered capitate tentacles, arising from dactylopores; cnidome with stenoteles and macrobasic mastigophores; gonophores arising from coenosarc within chambers embedded entirely in the coenosteum. Medusa free swimming eumedusoids with exumbrellar nematocyst patches, radial and circular canals present, without tentacles and sense organs; gonads occupying the place of an indistinct manubrium.
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:384Public Records:380
Specimens with Sequences:382Public Species:0
Specimens with Barcodes:3Public BINs:1
Species:2         
Species With Barcodes:1         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Milleporidae

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