Tubularia indivisa, copyright Alexander Semenov.

Belongs within: Tubulariida.

The Tubulariidae include both solitary and colonial hydroids in which the tentacles of both whorls are filiform and a stem parenchyma including central and peripheral canals is present (Petersen 1979).

    |--Zyzzyzus solitarius (Warren 1906)P79
    |--Ectopleura Agassiz 1862P79
    |    |--*E. dumortieri (van Beneden 1844)P79
    |    |--E. crocea (Agassiz 1862)P79 [=Tubularia croceaP79; incl. T. ralphi (Bale 1884)HJ08]
    |    |--E. larynx (Ellis & Solander 1786) [=Tubularia larynx]P79
    |    |--E. minervaG90
    |    |--E. ochracea Agassiz 1862P79
    |    `--E. wrighti Petersen 1979 [=Acharadia larynx Wright 1863 non Tubularia larynx Ellis & Solander 1786]P79
    `--Tubularia Linnaeus 1758 [incl. Hybocodon Agassiz 1862]P79
         |--*T. indivisa Linnaeus 1758P79
         |--T. calyculata Risso 1826R26
         |--T. ceratogyne Perez 1920P79
         |--T. cornucopia Bonnevie 1897P79
         |--T. coronataA64
         |--T. couthouyiA64
         |--T. hyalina Risso 1826R26
         |--T. mesembryanthemumB79
         |--T. prolifera (Agassiz 1862)P79 [=Hybocodon proliferA64]
         |--T. ramosa Linnaeus 1758L58
         |--T. regalis Boeck 1859P79
         |--T. trichoidesG20
         `--T. unica (Browne 1902)P79

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A64] Allman, G. J. 1864. Report on the present state of our knowledge of the reproductive system in the Hydroida. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 33: 351–426.

[B79] Buss, L. W. 1979. Habitat selection, directional growth and spatial refuges: why colonial animals have more hiding places. In: Larwood, G., & B. R. Rosen (eds) Biology and Systematics of Colonial Organisms pp. 459–497. Academic Press: London.

[G20] Goldfuss, G. A. 1820. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte vol. 3. Handbuch der Zoologie pt 1. Johann Leonhard Schrag: Nürnberg.

[G90] Goy, J. 1990. Preliminary observations on the zooplankton of Shark Bay, Western Australia, with emphasis on medusae and description of a new rhizostome jellyfish (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa). In: Berry, P. F., S. D. Bradshaw & B. R. Wilson (eds) Research in Shark Bay: Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee pp. 107–113. Western Australian Museum.

[HJ08] Huisman, J. M., D. S. Jones, F. E. Wells & T. Burton. 2008. Introduced marine biota in Western Australian waters. Records of the Western Australian Museum 25 (1): 1–44.

[L58] Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae.

[P79] Petersen, K. W. 1979. Development of coloniality in Hydrozoa. In: Larwood, G., & B. R. Rosen (eds) Biology and Systematics of Colonial Organisms pp. 105–139. Academic Press: London.

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

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