Lucernarida
Lucernarida Lu`cer*nar"i*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Lucernaria}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A division of acalephs, including {Lucernaria} and allied genera; -- called also {Calycozoa}. (b) A more extensive group of acalephs, including both the true Lucernarida and the Discophora. [1913 Webster]

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  • Calycozoa — Lucernarida Lu cer*nar i*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Lucernaria}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A division of acalephs, including {Lucernaria} and allied genera; called also {Calycozoa}. (b) A more extensive group of acalephs, including both the true Lucernarida and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lucernarian — Lu cer*na ri*an, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Lucernarida. n. One of the Lucernarida. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calycozoa — Cal y*co*zo a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, cup or calyx a flower + ? animal.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of acalephs of which Lucernaria is the type. The body is cup shaped with eight marginal lobes bearing clavate tentacles. An aboral sucker serves for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Becherquallen — Becherquallen,   Stielquallen, Lucernarida, auch Stauromedusae, Ordnung der Scheibenquallen (Scyphozoa); Flachmeerbewohner, die zeitlebens mit einem Stiel auf Tangen festsitzen und diesen in ihrer Färbung oft entsprechen. Die Nahrung wird… …   Universal-Lexikon

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