Leptomedusae


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Leptomedusae

[¦lep·tō·mə′dü·sē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of hydrozoan cnidarians in the order Hydroida characterized by the presence of a hydrotheca.
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First record of the invasive medusa Blackfordia virginica (Hydrozoa: Leptomedusae) in the Rio de la Plata estuary, Argentina-Uruguay.
Suborden Athecata (Gymnoblastea, Anthomedusae), Thecata (Calyptoblastea, Leptomedusae) y Limnomedusae.
1, Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae, and Narcomedusae.
The first occurrence of the paedomorphic derivative hydrozoan Eugymnanthea (Leptomedusae, Eirenidae) from Taiwan, with a report of a new host.
Table 1 Cnidarian jellyfish species used for feeding experiments of phyllosoma larvae Class Order Species Number of Experiments Scyphozoa* Semaeosiomeae Aurelia aurita > 10 Aurelia aurita > 10 (ephyraev and young medusae) Chrysaora pacifiea > 10 Sanderia malayensis 4 Rhizostomeae Mastigias papua 2 Nemopilema nomurai Hydrozoa Anthomedusae Nemopsis dofleini 4 Spirocodon saltalor > 10 Velella velella 1 Leptomedusae Aequorea S coerulescens Siphonophorae Physalia physafis 1 Cubozoa Cubomedusae Carybdea rastoni 2 * Bell diameters of scyphozoan medusae used for the examinations ranged from 30 to 100 mm.
Ampliacion de ambito de Blackfordia virginica (Leptomedusae: Lovenellidae) en lagunas costeras del Pacifico mexicano.
(Campanulariidae: Leptomedusae: Hydromedasae) que ocurren en las proximidades de Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Compared to the morphological changes seen during the development of Leptomedusae (Weston et al., 2009), those of L.
A bloom of Obelia longissima (Pallas, 1766), a very small Leptomedusae, was detected offshore during the austral spring of 2003 after analyzing a historical series of zooplankton samples colleted since 1993.
The Medusae of the British Isles: Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae, Limnomedusae, Trachymedusae and Narcomedusae.