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Warty Comb Jelly, (Mnemiopsis leidyi), Eumetazoa, Ctenophora, Ctenophores, Tentaculata, Lobata, Bolinopsidae, euryoecious
Code Number:
AAJV02P02_11
Title:
Warty Comb Jelly, (Mnemiopsis leidyi), Eumetazoa, Ctenophora, Ctenophores, Tentaculata, Lobata, Bolinopsidae, euryoecious
This species is very transparent like most jellyfish of which it resembles but is not in the same phylum. It is oval-shaped and has four rows of very active ciliated combs that trace the body vertically and glow blue-green when disturbed. They do have several feeding tentacles that do not sting unlike their cousins the Cnidarians.

Length: 7 to 12 cm (3 to 5 in)
Diameter: 2.5 cm (1 in)
Salinity: 2 to 38 psu
Temperature: 2 to 32 C, (36 to 90 F)
Water content: 97%

Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Ctenophora
Class: Tentaculata
Order: Lobata
Family: Bolinopsidae
Genus: Mnemiopsis
Species: Mnemiopsis leidyi
(A. Agassiz, 1865)
Keywords:
Warty Comb Jelly, Scyphozoa, Jellyfish, Jellies, Cnidarians, Invertebrate, Water, Sealife, Animal, Carnivorous, Carnivores, Animalia, Cnidaria, Mnemiopsis, species, Aquatic, Sealife, underwater, translucent, Mysterious, Mystical, Sea Life
Image by:
Wernher Krutein

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