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(Lens and van Riemsdijk, 1908)

Anterior nectophore very similar to that of Chelophyes appendiculata. The main difference is that the ventral facet is strongly twisted to the right. In this case the right ventral ridge does not reach the apex, and it may merge with the left ventral close to the apex. The somatocyst is similarly affected by the torsion and is twisted to the right. The posterior nectophore does not have a distinct notched tooth on the ventral ridges. The anterior nectophores of the two Chelophyes species are easily confused, particularly if the somatocyst of that of Chelophyes appendiculata becomes distorted during preservation.

Chelophyes contorta