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Turritopsis rubra, nematocyst clusters of mouth rim.

Turritopsis rubra, nematocyst clusters of mouth rim.
Description: Microphotograph of mouth rim (stained preparation), specimen MHNG-INE-3345 from Devonport, New Zealand. The nematocyst clusters in Turritopsis are usually attached directly to the mouth rim and they have no stalk as in Oceania.
Author: Schuchert, Peter
JPG file - 1.39 MB - 1920 x 1911 pixels  [more]
added on 2014-03-11 - 112 views
WoRMS taxa
Oceania PĂ©ron & Lesueur, 1810Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Schuchert, Peter 2014-03-11
Turritopsis McCrady, 1857Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Schuchert, Peter 2014-03-11

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