Lensia nagabhushanami   Daniel,  1971 (Hydrozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Siphonophorae
Family:Diphyidae

Description
Polygastric phase: Anterior nectophore: About 8.5 mm in length, 5 mm in breadth, with 5 ridges, dorsal and ventrals reaching velar level, laterals not reaching the base. Nectophore with pointed tip, bulged middle and broad ostium and grooves on either side of lateral ridges. Nectosac similarly shaped like nectophore apically produced into a blunt tube reaching up to tip, bulged mid-region and large round ostium. Somatocyst 1.7 mm long, stalked, club-shaped lying in contact with nectosac. Hydroecium present. Baso-ventral ridge oblique.


Synonym (s)
Lensia nagabhushanami Daniel, 1970
Lensia nagabhushanami Daniel, 1974

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, R (1985) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) ZSI 440 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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