Platyctenida

Platyctenida

[‚plad·ē′ten·əd·ə]
(zoology)
An order of the phylum Ctenophora comprising four families (Ctenoplanidae, Coeloplanidae, Tjalfiellidae, Savangiidae) and six genera.
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The Pleurobrachiidae may not be the only non-luminescent group of ctenophores, because Platyctenida, a small order of non-planktonic ctenophores, has never been reported to be luminescent.