hydrozoan vs scyphozoan

hydrozoan vs scyphozoan - medusae there are no cells in the...

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Samantha Eisenberg Hydrozoan vs. Scyphozoan Medusae Hydrozoan medusae and scyphozoan medusae have unique features that allow one to easily distinguish between the two. One of the most important differences is that most hydrozoan medusae have a velum and thus are called craspedote, while scyphozoan medusae do not have a velum, earning them the name acraspedote. In hydrozoan
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Unformatted text preview: medusae, there are no cells in the mesoglea and planula larvae turns into actinula larvae. In scyphozoan medusae, there are amoeboid cells in the mesoglea and they undergo strobilation, creating a new medusae called an ephyra. Scyphozoan medusae are larger and longer lived, have rhopalia, and their gonads are gastrodermal....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course ZOO 3205 taught by Professor Pierce during the Spring '08 term at University of South Florida.

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