Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


n. pl.1.(Zool.) Same as Acraspeda, or Discophora.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mysidion Hansen, 1897, Neomysidion Ohtsuka, Boxshall and Harada, 2005) Pontoeciella Giesbrecht, 1895 unknown Ratania GiesbreclU, 1893 unknown Cyclopoida (formerly Poecilostomatoida) Macrochironidae scyphomedusae, cubomedusae Humes and Boxshall, 1996 (Macrochiron Barady, 1872, Paramacrochiron Sewell, 1949, Pseudomacrochiron Reddiah, 1969) Oncaeidae Giesbrecht, 1893 appendicularians (Oncaea Philippi, 1843, (including discarded houses) Triconia Bottger-Schnack, 1999) Pseudolubbockia Aegina citrea Eschscholtz, 1829 dilatata Sars, 1909 thaliaceans Sapphirina Thompson, 1829 Taxon Reference Harpacticoida Microsetella Brady and Ohtsuka and Kubo (1991); Ohtsuka Robertson.
Mediterranean jellyfish venoms: A review on Scyphomedusae. Marine Drugs 2010;8(4):1122-1152.
Scyphomedusae and Cubomedusae (hereafter, the medusae stage of a polyp/medusa or medusa-only scypho- or cubozoan life cycle) include most of the largest solitary marine invertebrates.
Work from the early twentieth century on the hydromedusa Gonionemus veneris (Hargitt, 1897; Morgan, 1899) and the scyphomedusae Rhizostoma pulmo (Hargitt, 1904) and Cassiopea xamachana (Cary, 1916) showed regeneration from various mutilated stages.
Effects of climate on relative predation by scyphomedusae and ctenophores on copepods in Chesapeake Bay during 1987-2000.
The Scyphomedusae of the Mediterranean coast of Israel, including two Lessepsian migrants new to the Mediterranean.
shelf ecosystem gelatinous zooplankton includes ctenophores, siphonophores, salps, hydromedusae, and scyphomedusae. Potential impacts vary by ecosystem but can include significant predation on fish eggs, fish larvae, and heightened competition for zooplankton prey [11].
Planula larvae of the scyphomedusae Linuche unguiculata--commonly known as the thimble jellyfish--are to blame for this form of dermatitis.
The widespread distribution of Cambrian medusae: Scyphomedusae strandings in the Potsdam Group of southwestern Quebec.