from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of Anthomedusæ, having 4 or more simple or branched tentacles, with 4 or 8 separate manubrial gonads. The simple unbranched tentacles may be uniformly distributed or grouped in 4 or 8 sets. It contains several genera, among which are Margelis, Lizzia, Cytæis, Limnorea, and Hippocrene.


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