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Scyphozoa

Index Scyphozoa

The Scyphozoa are an exclusively marine class of the phylum Cnidaria, referred to as the true jellyfish (or "true jellies"). [1]

52 relations: Alexander W. von Götte, Atolla, Atorella, Aurelia aurita, Box jellyfish, Cambrian, Cassiopea, Catostylidae, Cephea, Cepheidae (jellyfish), Cnidaria, Cnidocyte, Conulariida, Coronamedusae, Crown jellyfish, Cyaneidae, Digestive enzyme, Discomedusae, Diverticulum, Drymonema, Gamete, Gonad, Gonochorism, Greek language, Hydrozoa, Jellyfish, Linuchidae, Lion's mane jellyfish, Lychnorhizidae, Mastigiidae, Mesoglea, Nausithoidae, Neontology, Nomura's jellyfish, Paraphyllina, Pelagiidae, Periphyllidae, Phylum, Plankton, Planula, Rhizostomae, Rhizostomatidae, Rhopalium, Semaeostomeae, Simple eye in invertebrates, Skyphos, Statocyst, Staurozoa, Stomolophus, Strobilation, ..., The Biological Bulletin, Ulmaridae. Expand index (2 more) »

Alexander W. von Götte

Alexander Wilhelm Götte (December 31, 1840 – February 5, 1922) was a German zoologist born in St. Petersburg.

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Atolla

Atolla is a genus of crown jellyfish in the order Coronata.

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Atorella

Atorella is a genus of crown jellyfish.

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Aurelia aurita

Aurelia aurita (also called the common jellyfish, moon jellyfish, moon jelly, or saucer jelly) is a widely studied species of the genus Aurelia.

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Box jellyfish

Box jellyfish (class Cubozoa) are cnidarian invertebrates distinguished by their cube-shaped medusae.

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Cambrian

The Cambrian Period was the first geological period of the Paleozoic Era, and of the Phanerozoic Eon.

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Cassiopea

Cassiopea (upside-down jellyfish) is a genus of true jellyfish and the only members of the family Cassiopeidae.

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Catostylidae

Catostylidae is a family of small jellyfish.

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Cephea

Cephea is a genus of true jellyfish in the family Cepheidae.

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Cepheidae (jellyfish)

Cepheidae is a family of jellyfish.

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Cnidaria

Cnidaria is a phylum containing over 10,000 species of animals found exclusively in aquatic (freshwater and marine) environments: they are predominantly marine species.

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Cnidocyte

A cnidocyte (also known as a cnidoblast or nematocyte) is an explosive cell containing one giant secretory organelle or cnida (plural cnidae) that defines the phylum Cnidaria (corals, sea anemones, hydrae, jellyfish, etc.). Cnidae are used for prey capture and defense from predators.

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Conulariida

Conulariida is a poorly understood fossil group that has possible affinity with the Cnidaria.

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Coronamedusae

Coronamedusae is a subclass of jellyfish in the class Scyphozoa.

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Crown jellyfish

Crown jellyfishes are the six families of true jellyfish that belong to the order Coronatae.

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Cyaneidae

The Cyaneidae are a family of true jellyfish.

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Digestive enzyme

Digestive enzymes are a group of enzymes that break down polymeric macromolecules into their smaller building blocks, in order to facilitate their absorption by the body.

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Discomedusae

Discomedusae is a subclass of jellyfish in the class Scyphozoa.

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Diverticulum

A diverticulum (plural: diverticula) is the medical or biological term for an outpouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body.

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Drymonema

Drymonema is a genus of true jellyfish, placed in its own family, the Drymonematidae.

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Gamete

A gamete (from Ancient Greek γαμετή gamete from gamein "to marry") is a haploid cell that fuses with another haploid cell during fertilization (conception) in organisms that sexually reproduce.

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Gonad

A gonad or sex gland or reproductive gland is a mixed gland that produces the gametes (sex cells) and sex hormones of an organism.

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Gonochorism

In biology, gonochorism (Greek offspring + disperse) or unisexualism or gonochory describes the state of having just one of at least two distinct sexes in any one individual organism.

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Greek language

Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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Hydrozoa

Hydrozoa (hydrozoans, from ancient Greek ὕδρα, hydra, "sea serpent" and ζῷον, zoon, "animal") are a taxonomic class of individually very small, predatory animals, some solitary and some colonial, most living in salt water.

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Jellyfish

Jellyfish or sea jelly is the informal common name given to the medusa-phase of certain gelatinous members of the subphylum Medusozoa, a major part of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Linuchidae

Linuchidae is a family of crown jellyfish.

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Lion's mane jellyfish

The lion's mane jellyfish, also known as the giant jellyfish or the hair jelly, is the largest known species of jellyfish.

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Lychnorhizidae

Lychnorhizidae is a family of true jellyfish.

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Mastigiidae

Mastigiidae is a family of true jellyfish.

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Mesoglea

Mesoglea, also known as mesohyl, is the translucent, non-living, jelly-like substance found between the two epithelial cell layers (i.e., between the ectoderm and endoderm) in the bodies of cnidarians and sponges.

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Nausithoidae

Nausithoidae is a family of jellyfish.

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Neontology

Neontology is a part of biology that, in contrast to paleontology, deals with living (or, more generally, recent) organisms.

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Nomura's jellyfish

is a very large rhizostomae jellyfish, in the same size class as the lion's mane jellyfish, the largest cnidarian in the world.

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Paraphyllina

Paraphyllina is a genus of crown jellyfish.

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Pelagiidae

The Pelagiidae are a family of jellyfish.

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Periphyllidae

Periphyllidae is a family of jellyfish containing four genera and six species.

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Phylum

In biology, a phylum (plural: phyla) is a level of classification or taxonomic rank below Kingdom and above Class.

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Plankton

Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.

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Planula

A planula is the free-swimming, flattened, ciliated, bilaterally symmetric larval form of various cnidarian species.

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Rhizostomae

Rhizostomae or Rhizostomeae is an order of jellyfish.

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Rhizostomatidae

Rhizostomatidae is a family of cnidarians in the class Scyphozoa.

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Rhopalium

Rhopalia (singular: rhopalium) are small sensory structures of Scyphozoa (typical jellyfish) and Cubozoa (box jellies).

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Semaeostomeae

Semaeostomeae (literally "flag mouths") is an order of large jellyfish characterized by four long, frilly oral arms flanking their quadrate mouths.

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Simple eye in invertebrates

A simple eye (sometimes called a pigment pit) refers to a type of eye form or optical arrangement that contains a single lens.

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Skyphos

A skyphos (σκύφος; plural skyphoi) is a two-handled deep wine-cup on a low flanged base or none.

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Statocyst

The statocyst is a balance sensory receptor present in some aquatic invertebrates, including molluscs, bivalves, cnidarians, ctenophorans, echinoderms, cephalopods, and crustaceans.

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Staurozoa

Staurozoa is a class of jellyfishes.

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Stomolophus

Stomolophus is a genus of true jellyfish from the West Atlantic and Pacific.

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Strobilation

Strobilation or transverse fission is a form of asexual reproduction consisting of the spontaneous transverse segmentation of the body.

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The Biological Bulletin

The Biological Bulletin is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the field of biology.

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Ulmaridae

The Ulmaridae are a family of jellyfish.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scyphozoa

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