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Noun1.Siphonophora - marine colonial hydrozoans
animal order - the order of animals
class Hydrozoa, Hydrozoa - coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
siphonophore - a floating or swimming oceanic colony of polyps often transparent or showily colored
genus Nanomia - a genus of Siphonophora
genus Physalia, Physalia - Portuguese man-of-war
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Taxonomic redescription of the Portuguese man-of-war, Physalia physalis (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Siphonophorae, Cystonectae) from Brazil.
Chamisso and Eysenhardt, 1821) Siphonophorae Hemicyclops thalassius (Vervoort and Ramirez,1966) Scyphozoa--Scyphomedusae Copepoda (nauplius) Polychaeta (larvae) Cirripedia (nauplius and cypris) Cladocera Decapoda (larvae) Penilia avirostris Dana, 1852 Lucifer faxoni Borradaile,1915 Ostracoda Amphipoda Copepoda Isopoda (larvae) Paracalanus aculeatus Gastropoda (larvae) Giesbrecht, 1888 Paracalanus quasimodo Bowman, 1971 Bivalvia (larvae) Paracalanus spp.