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Order: Cydippida Family: Pleurobrachiidae Genus: Pleurobrachia Species: Pleurobrachia pileus

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Pleurobrachia is a common genus of Ctenophora. Along with the genus Hormiphora,[1] it generally has the common name "sea gooseberry". It contains the following species:[2]

  • Pleurobrachia arctica Wagner, 1885
  • Pleurobrachia australis (Benham, 1907)
  • Pleurobrachia bachei L. Agassiz, 1860
  • Pleurobrachia brunnea Mayer, 1912
  • Pleurobrachia dimidiata Eschscholtz, 1829
  • Pleurobrachia globosa Moser
  • Pleurobrachia pigmentata Moser, 1903
  • Pleurobrachia pileus (Müller, 1776)
  • Pleurobrachia rhododactyla L. Agassiz, 1860
  • Pleurobrachia rhodopis Chun, 1880
  • Pleurobrachia striata Moser

References

  1. ^ Britannica, sea gooseberry
  2. ^ WoRMS (2010). "Pleurobrachia Fleming, 1822". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 14, 2010. 


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Pleurobrachia
Pleurobrachia bachei with its oral end down
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Ctenophora
Class: Tentaculata
Order: Cydippida
Family: Pleurobrachiidae
Genus: Pleurobrachia
Fleming, 1822
Species

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