Home|Search|Identify|Taxonomic tree|Quiz|About this site|Feedback
Developed by ETI BioInformatics
Characteristics, distribution and ecology
Taxonomische classification
Synonyms and common names
Literature references
Images, audio and video
Links to other Web sites

(Bigelow, 1911)

Elongate, bow-shaped definitive nectophore with a pointed apex and truncated base. Seven longitudinal ridges arranged characteristically. Simple somatocyst without branches. Larval nectophore with functional nectosac and 4 radial canals arising separately from the simple somatocyst. Bow-shaped eudoxid bract with 5 longitudinal ridges. Distinctive lateral branch to dorsal canal.

Nectopyramis natans