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
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added on 2014-03-11 - 150 views
Oceania Péron & Lesueur, 1810checked Schuchert, Peter 2014-03-11
Turritopsis McCrady, 1857checked Schuchert, Peter 2014-03-11
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