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Jellyfishes


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  • Instance Of

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  • Variants

    • us: Bell-shaped jellies
    • us: Jellies (Cnidaria)
    • us: Jellyfish
    • us: Medusozoa
    • us: Medusozoans
    • us: Nettles, Sea
    • us: Sea jellies
    • us: Sea nettles
    • us: True jellies
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  • Narrower Terms

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Medusae
  • Sources

    • found: Web. 3.
    • found: Biol. & agr. index(Jellyfishes (Scyphozoa))
    • found: Synoptic classification:p. 143.
    • found: Britannica 14:v. 5, p. 539.
    • found: Syn. liv. org.:v. 1, p. 669 (Medusae are commonly known as jellyfish)
    • found: Sept, J.D. The beachcomber's guide to seashore life of California, 2009:p. 5 (jellies) p. 21 (The phylum Cnidaria includes hydroids, scyphozoan (large bell-shaped) jellies, sea anemones and corals. Comb jellies (phylum Ctenophora) are transparent like true jellies, but shaped much differently. There is no alternation of generations as there is in the bell-shaped jellies)
    • found: Journal of evolutionary biology, May 2002, via EBSCOhost, viewed Dec. 28, 2010:p. 418 (Cnidaria is monophyletic and composed of Anthozoa and Medusozoa; medusozoans; four main taxa that compose the Cnidaria: Anthozoa, Cubozoa, Hydrozoa, and Scyphozoa; Anthozoa is the sister group of the remaining cnidarians, which are collectively referred to as Medusozoa)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 28, 2010:(Jellyfish (also known as jellies or sea jellies or Medusozoa) are free-swimming members of the phylum Cnidaria; have several different morphologies that represent several different cnidarian classes including the Scyphozoa, Staurozoa, Cubozoa, and Hydrozoa. The jellyfish in these groups are also called, respectively, scyphomedusae, stauromedusae, cubomedusae, and hydromedusae. All jellyfish are embodied in the Medusozoa subphylum. Medusa is another word for jellyfish, and refers specifically to adult jellyfish) List of prehistoric medusozoans (medusozoans; subphylum Medusozoa)
  • LC Classification

    • QL377.S4
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2014-01-30: revised
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