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Characteristics of the Family (see Gershwin 2005)

A new family erected by Gershwin (2005) to accommodate the genera Alatina and Manokia (formerly in Carybeidae).

Alatina (formerly Carybdea)

Characteristics of the Genus (see Gershwin 2005)

A new genus erected by Gershwin (2005) to accommodate the species formerly described as Carybdea alata plus its closely allied species.

Species allied with Alatina that Gershwin (2005) considered best abandoned are:

  • Carybdea obeliscus (Haeckel 1880)
  • Carybdea philippina (Haeckel 1880)
  • Procharybdis turricula (Haeckel 1880)