Lucernaria

• (n.) A genus of acalephs, having a bell-shaped body with eight groups of short tentacles around the margin. It attaches itself by a sucker at the base of the pedicel.
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Lucernaria

Lu`cer·na'ri·a noun [ New Latin , from Latin lucerna a lamp.] (Zoology) A genus of acalephs, having a bell-shaped body with eight groups of short tentacles around the margin. It attaches itself by a sucker at the base of the pedicel.
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Lucernaria

Lucernaria is the typical example of the Lucernaridae, an order of the Hydrozoa, nearly allied to the Medusidae or jelly-fishes. The most familiar member is the Lucernaria auricula, a little organism somewhat bell-shaped, and which is frequently found adhering by the smaller end to sea-weeds, etc. In the centre of the bell-shaped end is an opening ...
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