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CNIDARIA (hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of CNIDARIA (hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
ANTHOZOA Ehrenberg, 1834 (sea anemones and corals) Class 5 subtaxa 11 2
COELENTERATA (hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish) Class   1  
HYDROZOA Owen, 1843 (hydroids) Class 8 subtaxa 25 8
MYXOZOA (myxozoans) Class 1 subtaxon    
Myxobolus (a genus of myxozoan) Genus     2
SCYPHOZOA (jellyfish) Class   3  
STAUROZOA Marques & Collins, 2004 (a class of coelenterates) Class 1 subtaxon    
STAUROMEDUSAE Haeckel, 1879 (stalked jellyfish) Order 1 subtaxon 2  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN): http://www.marlin.ac.uk/gallerycategory.php?gcatid=8 The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN)
Conway, D.V.P., 2012 Marine zooplankton of southern Britain. Part 1: Radiolaria, Heliozoa, Foraminifera, Ciliophora, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Rotifera and Mollusca
Cornelius, P.F.S., 1995 North-West European Thecate Hydroids and their Medusae
Gosse, P.H., 1860 A History of the British Sea-anemones and Corals
Pennington, A.S., 1885 British Zoophytes: an introduction to the hydroida, actinozoa, and polyzoa found in Great Britain, Irleand, and the Channel Islands
Russell, F.S., 1953 The Medusae of the British Isles - Vol. I: Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae, and Narcomedusae
Russell, F.S., 1970 The Medusae of the British Isles - Vol.II - Pelagic Scyphozoa, with a supplement to Vol. I.

Marine

Gibson, R., Hextall, B. & Rogers, A., 2001 Photographic Guide to the Sea & Shore Life of Britain & North-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1990 The Marine Fauna of the British Isles and north-west Europe
Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1996 (littoral and sublittoral fauna) Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/ Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

General Works

Lab techniques

Costello, D. & Henley, C., 1971 Methods for obtaining and handling marine eggs and embryos

CNIDARIA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with CNIDARIA:

Cnidaria may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
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