Order Summary for Anthoathecata

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  Order
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Anthoathecata anthomedusae; athecate hydroids
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Hydrozoa
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Marine
Fresh
Brackish
  Remark
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Comprises two suborders, Filifera and Capitata, and 1,140 valid species (Ref. 8278). Suborder Filifera comprises 22 families and 765 valid species. Suborder Capitata comprises 26 families and 375 valid species (Ref. 77117).
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