Rhizostomeae

Rhizostomeae

[‚rī·zə′stō·mē‚ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Scyphozoa having the umbrella generally higher than it is wide with the margin divided into many lappets but not provided with tentacles.
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Life cycle of the jellyfish Rhizostoma pulmo (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae) and its distribution, seasonality and inter-annual variability along the Catalan coast and the Mar Menor (Spain, NW Mediterranean).
Cha et al., "Cytotoxicity and hemolytic activity of jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae) venom," Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - C Toxicology and Pharmacology, vol.
Fine structure, histochemistry, and morphogenesis during excystment of the podocysts of the giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai (Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae).
Morphological variation and systematics in the Scyphozoa: Mastigias (Rhizostomeae, Mastigiidae)--a golden unstandard?Hydrobiologia 537: 185-206.
Lipid variation in oocytes of the jellyfish Stomolophus meleagris (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae) from Las Guasimas Lagoon, Mexico, during gonadal development.
Morphology of the nematocysts of the medusae of two scyphozoans, Cato.stylus mosaicus and Phyllorhiza punctata (Rhizostomeae): implications for capture of prey.
Anomalous infrared taxis of an aquatic animal, the giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai (Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae).
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.
Unusual population explosion of the giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae) in East Asian waters.