class Hydrozoa


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Related to class Hydrozoa: class Scyphozoa, class Anthozoa, Hydroid polyp
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Noun1.class Hydrozoa - coelenterates typically having alternation of generationsclass Hydrozoa - coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata - hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals
hydroid, hydrozoan - colonial coelenterates having the polyp phase dominant
genus Hydra - hydras
order Siphonophora, Siphonophora - marine colonial hydrozoans
genus Sertularia, Sertularia - sessile hydroid that forms feathery colonies
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Taxa Occurrence Remarks Class Hydrozoa Owen, 1843 "Superorder Anthoathecata" Cornelius, 1992 "Order Filifera" Kuhn, 1913 Family Bougainvilliidae Lutken, 1850 Bougainvillia muscus RG Immature colonies, (Allman, 1863) epizoic on H.
Frequency Number (stomachs) %F (counts) Phylum Cnidaria Class Hydrozoa Family Sertulariidae Sertularia sp.
1993) cnidarian homeoboxes are sorted into eight mutually paralogous classes (Table I), but 18 of 20 of the cnidarian genes are from members of the class Hydrozoa.