Author: Hartlaub, 1914


Size: Bell 8-20 mm tall.

General: Gelatinous apical projection; large, frilly mouth; four broad, ribbon-like radial canals; laterally compressed tentacle bulbs and 12-48 tentacles; manubrium red, yellow, or brown.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Found in coastal water late spring and summer.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Wrobel, D. and C. Mills (1998). Pacific coast pelagic invertebrates: a guide to the common gelatinous animals. Sea Challengers & Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA. 101 pp.

Citation: Leuckartiara (Hartlaub, 1914) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Leuckartiara. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-03-06.
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