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Eisenackiella

Hydrozoa - Hydroida

Taxonomy
Eisenackiella was named by Taylor (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant]. Its type is Eisenackiella thanetensis.

It was assigned to Thecata by Taylor (1988); and to Hydroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Eisenackiella Taylor
2002Eisenackiella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
subphylumMedusozoa
RankNameAuthor
classHydrozoaOwen 1843
orderHydroidaJohnston 1836
suborderThecataFleming 1828
genusEisenackiella

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. D. Taylor 1988Colony with unbranched upright stems arising from a stolonal hydrorhiza. Hydrothecae borne on both stolons and erect stems. Stolons branching, anastomosing, and bearing hydrothecae alternately on either side. Stolonal hydrothecae have an adnate tubular proximal part and an erect, tubular to slightly barrel-shaped distal part. Stems are relatively straight, and bear hydrothecae alternately on either side.