scyphopolyp

scyphopolyp

[¦sī·fō′päl·əp]
(invertebrate zoology)
A polyp of the scyphozoans.
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Bacterially induced stolon settlement in the scyphopolyp of Aurelia aurita (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa).
Byroniida new order from early Palaeozoic strata of eastern Australia (Cnidaria, thecate scyphopolyps).
Aurelia has a typical bipartite scyphozoan life history in which benthic scyphopolyps asexually strobilate ephyrae that grow into sexual medusae, the females of which brood larvae that settle into the shallow coastal benthos within a few days of being released.