Author: A. Agassiz, 1865
General: Four broad, white gonads forming a cross pattern across the bell. Up to 500 fine tentacles. Square stomach had 4 simple lips.
Size: 1 - 9 cm bell diameter.
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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: Ptychogena lactea (A. Agassiz, 1865) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Ptychogena%20lactea. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-05.